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    SubjectRe: [IDEA] Poor man's UPS
    Hi!

    > This is an idea a had some time ago. It might be a waste of time or it might
    > be a good idea, you decide.

    Well, it depends on "are you willing to work on it"?

    > The "continuous hibernation" is some kind of memory snapshots taken, say,
    > every 5 minutes. The next time your system starts after a crash, it'd say "oh
    > oh, looks like something went wrong" and offer you a list of the last N (for
    > instance, 4) snapshots and you can recover your system to the very same state
    > it was before power went off or your dog unplugged your CPU. It might even
    > ask you which individual applications you want to start from that snapshot:
    > maybe you don't want to start Quake 3.

    See suspend.sf.net and probably dm snapshotting functionality. Most of
    what you want can be done today, and in userspace.
    Pavel
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