Linux: Kexec Hibernation Performance

“Ying Huang continues to work on his kexec-based hibernation
patches. Currently only supporting the i386 architecture, Ying
notes, ‘the setup of hibernation/restore is fairly complex. I will
continue working on simplifying.’ Following up to the latest round
of kexec-based hibernation patches posted to the Linux Kernel
mailing list it was asked how performance would compare to other
hibernation solutions. Ying suggested that with not-yet implemented
optimizations it should offer comparable performance…”