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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm] kexec jump -v9
    On Thu 2008-05-15 15:03:17, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
    > "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl> writes:
    >
    > > Well, it looks like we do similar things concurrently. Please have a look
    > > here: http://kerneltrap.org/Linux/Separating_Suspend_and_Hibernation
    >
    > Yes. Part of the reason I wanted to separate these two conversations
    > I knew something was going on.
    >
    > > Similar patches are in the Greg's tree already.
    >
    > Taking a look.
    >
    > I just can't get past the fact in that the only reason hibernation can
    > not use the widely implemented and tested probe/remove is because of
    > filesystems on block devices, and that you are proposing to add 4
    > methods for each and every driver to handle that case, when they
    > don't need ANYTHING!
    >
    > I wonder how hard teaching the upper layers to deal with
    > hotplug/remove is?

    It looked _too_ hard when I was looking... at least if we are thinking
    off "keep the filesystem mounted over unplug-replug".

    Or do you have something else in mind?
    Pavel
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