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    SubjectRe: Suspend-to-disk woes
    Nigel Cunningham <> wrote:

    > Yuck! Why panic when you know what is needed? A better solution is to
    > tell the user they've messed up and given them the option to (1) reboot
    > and try another kernel or (2) have swsusp restore the original swap
    > signature and continue booting. This is what suspend2 does (with a
    > timeout for the prompt). It's not that hard.

    It's trivial to do this in userspace - just have an app in initramfs
    that checks for a swsusp signature, and then compare the kernel
    versions. If they mismatch, prompt for what to do. Putting it in the
    kernel is madness.

    Matthew Garrett |
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