Re: Separate ACPI_SLEEP and SOFTWARE_SUSPEND options

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sun Jul 20 2003 - 13:40:23 EST


> > Right now you may boot without resuming and then later resume but
> > in meantime you cannot use those swap partitions/files which were
> > involved in suspending. Also in this case there is a risk that buffers
> > on disk won't match with saved ones.
> What happens on a machine which is sharing swap space between two
> operating systems? Do we have a way to mark a swap partition which is
> used for suspend data as unusable? Maybe we could change the
> partition type from 82 to something else.

swsusp changes swap's signature, so swapon will fail.

When do you have a heart between your knees?
[Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]
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