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Separating Suspend and Hibernation

Apr 10, 2008, 10:30 (2 Talkback[s])

"'The following three patches are intended to start the redesign of the suspend and hibernation framework for devices,' began Rafael Wysocki. He noted that the first patch introduces new callbacks for suspend and hibernation, while the other two patches implement the new suspend and hibernation callbacks for the platform and PCI bus types. In describing the first patch in the series, he noted that previous callbacks were being phased out, explaining:

"'The main purpose of doing this is to separate suspend (aka S2RAM and standby) callbacks from hibernation callbacks in such a way that the new callbacks won't take arguments and the semantics of each of them will be clearly specified...'"

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