Re: Resuming from a crashdump
To: Christian Laursen <email@example.com> Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 11:19:40 +0900
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Christian Laursen wrote:
>I was thinking about software suspend and got this crazy idea.
Not so crazy Idea.
>I have no idea if this is possible or total madness but here
>The idea would be to force the system to "crash" and make a
>dump on a dedicated partition. On boot after initializing devices
>but before mounting /, the kernel would check that partition and
>if it found a dump there restore it to the machine's memory,
>reinitialize devices and continue where it left off.
>Any thoughts? Could this be done or would an entirely different
>approach be better?
OS-initiated ACPI S4 sleep may be implemented in the way like this.
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