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From: Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>
To: root@mauve.demon.co.uk
Cc: Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Suspend on one machine, resume elsewhere [was Re: [Swsusp-devel] RE:Re: Thoughts wanted on merging Softwa]
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 12:40:26 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030716104026.GC138@elf.ucw.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200307161037.LAA01628@mauve.demon.co.uk>

Hi!

> > > > Anyway, depending on acpi is wrong and needs to be fixed in 2.7.
> > > 
> > > Could you elaborate on that? Do you mean S4, or any suspend state in
> > > general?
> > 
> > It would be nice to have arch-neutral way to enter suspend to ram and
> > suspend to disk. Being arch-neutral, it may not depend on ACPI.
> 
> Taking this in a slightly different direction.
> 
> It would be even nicer to be able to be able to migrate machine images
> between machines.
> How identical do machines have to be before it's no longer just a case
> of copying the file?
> Identical make of RAM, same CPU model, same BIOS version, with the PCI and 
> USB things connected to the same slots in the same way?
> Or is it a little looser?

Well, for USB maybe hotplug would handle the change, all the other
stuff should better be the same.

It probably will work even with (for example) slightly different BIOS
version, but... don't count on that.

If you want to migrate programs between machines, run UMLinux, same
config, on both machines. Ouch and you'll need swsusp for UMLinux, too
;-).
								Pavel
-- 
When do you have a heart between your knees?
[Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-16 10:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-15 20:20 RE:Re: Thoughts wanted on merging Softwa pavel
2003-07-15 21:22 ` [Swsusp-devel] " Karol Kozimor
2003-07-16  8:37   ` Pavel Machek
2003-07-16 10:37     ` root
2003-07-16 10:40       ` Pavel Machek [this message]
2003-07-16 17:51         ` Suspend on one machine, resume elsewhere [was Re: [Swsusp-devel] RE:Re: Thoughts wanted on merging Softwa] Ingo Oeser
2003-07-16 18:15           ` Pavel Machek
2003-07-16 19:17             ` Alan Cox
2003-07-16 22:39               ` Antonio Vargas
2003-07-17 11:49                 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-17 16:29                   ` Pavel Machek
2003-07-17 16:45                     ` Alan Cox
2003-07-19 18:22             ` Suspend on one machine, resume elsewhere Jan Rychter
2003-07-20 22:53               ` Pavel Machek
2003-07-21 20:41                 ` Jan Rychter
2003-07-23  5:13                   ` Pavel Machek

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