Re: Suspend on one machine, resume elsewhere [was Re: [Swsusp-devel] RE:Re: Thoughts wanted on merging Softwa]

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Jul 16 2003 - 14:17:24 EST

On Mer, 2003-07-16 at 19:15, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > > 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.
> :-). Well, it is also harder than you probably think, because UML is
> *very* strange architecture and it is not at all easy to save/restore
> its state. There were some patches in that area, but it never worked
> (AFAIK).

Would it not be a lot easier to tackle that with qemu, and teach qemu to
freeze/restore virtual machines ?

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