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KernelTrap: Merging pmdisk With swsusp, Software Suspend Cleanup

Jul 20, 2004, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Patrick Mochel offered a series of twenty-five patches to the lkml, aiming to merge his pmdisk power managment work back into the swsusp software suspend code base from where it originally came. He begins with a little history:

"'About a year ago, I became frustrated with the process of trying to merge a bunch of cleanups that I had done to the swsusp (suspend-to-disk) code. The reasons for this were numerous, but largely irrelevant at this point. In an attempt to accelerate things, I forked the code, called it pmdisk, and merged the cleanups. I had intended to merge the two, but circumstance took another turn for the worst, and I was left with absolutely no time to tend to it, leaving the net effect a major detriment to the overall effort...'"

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