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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove process freezer from suspend to RAM pathway
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On Tuesday 03 July 2007 14:29:18 Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Suspend to RAM on a machine with / on a fuse filesystem turns out to be
> a screaming nightmare - either the suspend fails because syslog (for
> instance) can't be frozen, or the machine deadlocks for some other
> reason I haven't tracked down. We could "fix" fuse, or alternatively we
> could do what we do for suspend to RAM on other platforms (PPC and APM)
> and just not use the freezer.
>
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org>

Note, though, that this won't help at all when people use the "suspend-to-ram
instead of powering down after writing a hibernation image" feature in
(uswsusp | tuxonice). Fuse is just a broken idea in the first place, but
given that it exists, we still need to find the underlying cause.

Regards,

Nigel
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