[Pm-utils] Re: Better integration with power management scripts

Peter Jones pjones at redhat.com
Mon May 1 07:26:35 PDT 2006

On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 19:56 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:

> There are some short-term benefits.  For example, we are able to use the RSA
> for encryption and we support suspend-to-disk-and-RAM on some machines
> with the ability to reinitialize the graphics card if necessary.

We already have that without it being in userland.

> I'm going to implement the ability to cancel the suspend (ie. cancel the image
> saving).  That should be easy in the user space. ;-)

Not quite sure... how does this help?

> > the ability to use an ordinary file instead of swap
> Yes.  I've been thinking about this recently and I'm going to implement it
> at some time in the future.  Swap files are a different story, though.

That would be good, especially considering the dichotomy between a
reasonable amount of "swap" to have and the amount of memory machines
are starting to have.


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