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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][mm] swsusp: limit image size
    On Friday, 9 December 2005 16:48, Stefan Seyfried wrote:
    > Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    > > The following patch limits the size of the suspend image to approx. 500 MB,
    > > which should improve the overall performance of swsusp on systems with
    > > more than 1 GB of RAM.
    > >
    > > It introduces the constant IMAGE_SIZE that can be set to the preferred size
    > > of the image (in MB) and modifies the memory-shrinking part of
    > > swsusp to take this constant into account (500 is the default value
    > > of IMAGE_SIZE).
    > What happens if IMAGE_SIZE is bigger than free swap? Do we "try harder"
    > or do we fail?

    First, with swsusp the image can't be bigger than 1/2 of lowmem (1/2 of RAM
    on x86-64) and the too great values of IMAGE_SIZE have no effect. Still, if
    the amount of free swap is smaller than 1/2 of RAM and the image happens
    to be bigger, we will fail.


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