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SubjectRe: Hibernating To Swap Considered Harmful
Am Dienstag 17 Juli 2007 schrieb Joseph Fannin:
> Why are all these workarounds preferred, instead of proper suspend
> support for swap files?
> IOW, what reasons are there to *not* support swap files, other than the
> hit-and-miss Linux suspend support?

If yoi want to go the kexec route to hibernation, the dumping kernel
would need to mount the filesystem to write to a file. Therefore the
suspending kernel would need to sync to disk and lock that file.


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