Re: 2.1.102 and APM -- is the patch correct?

Dave Perks (Dave_Perks@Mitel.COM)
Fri, 15 May 1998 15:30:49 -0400

Linus wrote:

> The more I think about it, the more I have a little voice saying "suspend
> to disk, suspend to disk".
> I don't know how suspend to disk works, but I suspect it may be turning
> off the whole CPU, and in that case the cycle counter will certainly be a
> goner when we resume, unless some CPU engineer has come up with something
> really revolutionary.

My notebook (Toshiba Libretto 50) can be powered off while suspended to
disk, and resume weeks later when powered on again. I guess the TSC is
long gone at that time...

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