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Testing Suspend and Hibernation

Nov 05, 2007, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"'The following patches add a new testing facility for suspend and hibernation,' noted Rafael J. Wysocki. He continued, 'the first patch adds the possibility to test the suspend (STD) core code without actually suspending, which is useful for tracking problems with drivers etc. The second one modifies the hibernation core so that it can use the same facility (it's a bit more powerful than the existing hibernation test modes, since they really can't test the ACPI global methods).'

"The testing facility introduces a new /sys/power/pm_test_level attribute, accepting a number from 1 to 5, with each value simulating a different level of the suspend or hibernation code..."

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