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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] swsusp: do not use higher order allocations on resume [update 2]

    > > The following patch is (yet) an(other) attempt to eliminate the need for using higher
    > > order memory allocations on resume.  It accomplishes this by replacing the array
    > > of page backup entries with a list, so it is only necessary to allocate individual
    > > memory pages. This approach makes it possible to avoid relocating many memory
    > > pages on resume (as a result, much less memory is used) and to simplify
    > > the assembly code that restores the image.
    > I have updated the resume patch to apply to the 2.6.11-rc3-mm1 kernel that
    > contains the suspend part and the x86_64-Speed-up-suspend patch. The patch
    > is only for x86-64 and i386.
    > [Note: without this patch the resume process fails on my box ("out of memory")
    > during every 7th - 8th suspend/resume cycle, on the average.]

    Pssst. At this point, solution would be to revert the first part,
    too. 2.6.11 is too near to do anything else.
    People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
    ...jr ghea gurz vagb qrirybcref, naq gurl frrz gb yvxr vg gung jnl!
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