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SubjectRe: [TuxOnIce-devel] [RFC] TuxOnIce
Hi!

>>> To summarise disadvantages:
>>>
>>> - only core has 8000 LoC
>>> - it does stuff that can be easily done in userspace
>>> (and that todays distros _do_ in userspace).
>>> - it duplicates uswsusp functionality.
>>> - compared to [u]swsusp, it received little testing
>>>
>>
>> To summarise advatages - for me tuxonice is the only hibernation method that works.
>> (Till now I've had 3 machines - no one of them able to resume with in-kernel swsusp.)
>>
> Just to add my 2 cents as a user of TOI. Every distro and release I've
> tried has one major issue with kernel hibernation. Upon resume when
> hibernating large images, there's a residual footprint in swap. Every
> further hibernation creates a larger footprint, to the order of an
> additional 5-7% each time. Nobody has ever cared in any forum to
> explain why or how I might change that.

Maybe you should explain why it is a 'major issue'?

(Use swapoff -a; swapon -a to 'cure' it).

Pavel
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