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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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