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SubjectRe: loading firmware while usermodehelper disabled.
Am Dienstag, 3. Januar 2012, 01:44:07 schrieb Jack Stone:
> >> Its a perfectly good idea but you still need the full memory
> >requirement
> >> during the suspend.
> >
> >Hm ... and we can't have memory type that "can be swapped-out, but must
> >be
> >loaded back before suspend" in kernel, right?
> Nope. Kernel swapping is a big headache and Linux doesn't do it. The only thing we can do is drop any clean cache pages, but that has performance implications.

There is however a notifier chain that is called early enough
to still load stuff from disk so that the additional burden on memory
would be used only when it might be needed.


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