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SubjectRe: [patch] PM: suspend/resume debugging should depend on SOFTWARE_SUSPEND
On Sun, Nov 19, 2006 at 09:33:37AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>...
> I never use SOFTWARE_SUSPEND, and I think the whole concept is totally
> broken.
>
> Sane people use suspend-to-ram, and that's when you need the suspend and
> resume debugging.
>
> Software-suspend is silly. I want my machine back in three seconds, not
> waiting for minutes..

It depends on what you are using STD for. ;-)

It might be a bit off-topic for this thread, but I'm using STD for
turning my PC off in the evening and getting it back in exactly the same
state in the morning.

This might not have been the original purpose of suspend, but it works
quite well, STR is obviously not an alternative, and it doesn't matter
much whether it takes a minute.

> Linus

cu
Adrian

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