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From: Pavel Machek <>
To: Jan Rychter <>
Subject: Re: Suspend on one machine, resume elsewhere
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 00:53:43 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>


>  > If you want to migrate programs between machines, run UMLinux, same
>  > config, on both machines. Ouch and you'll need swsusp for UMLinux,
>  > too
>  >>
>  >> That might be more important than you think.
>  Pavel> :-). Well, it is also harder than you probably think, because
>  Pavel> UML is *very* strange architecture and it is not at all easy to
>  Pavel> save/restore its state. There were some patches in that area,
>  Pavel> but it never worked (AFAIK).
> ... but there are many people who dream about swsusp for UMLinux.
> Particularly some laptop users who want to suspend (at least the most
> critical long-running applications) and/or find Linux way too unstable
> and requiring frequent reboots.
> The day UMLinux gets swsusp, I'm moving my XEmacs, mozilla and some
> other toys into a UML machine and staying there. Hopefully then a single
> problem with a USB driver, keventd running wild, or other frequently
> encountered breakage won't be taking my entire world down.

Well, then you may as well help porting swsusp to UML ;-).

OTOH, single problem with suspend *will* then bring your entire world
down :-(. You would be able to rollback, through.
When do you have a heart between your knees?
[Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-20 22:39 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       ` Suspend on one machine, resume elsewhere [was Re: [Swsusp-devel] RE:Re: Thoughts wanted on merging Softwa] Pavel Machek
2003-07-16 17:51         ` 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 [this message]
2003-07-21 20:41                 ` Jan Rychter
2003-07-23  5:13                   ` Pavel Machek

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