[Pm-utils] Re: s2both

Stefan Seyfried seife at suse.de
Tue Mar 13 06:27:40 PDT 2007

On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 11:58:16PM +0100, Tim Dijkstra wrote:
> Maybe I shouldn't try to guess Peters meaning, but maybe he was trying 
> to think out an implementation of pm-is-supported. Indeed how thorough
> should this check of `is supported' be, is an interesting question.
> Really suspending devices and trying to write to swap for hibernate for
> example seems a bit overkill to me...
> But checking if the configured swap partition / file exist seems sane.
> For uswsusp checking if the device node which is used for communication
> with kernel is available is another.

"if the distro configured suspend and the installed packages or the admin
 thinks that it will work, then return true, otherwise return false".


This would also probably mean that the pm-is-supported part of pm-utils is
somewhat distro-specific, but that is fine, we all have to patch the suspend
part of pm-utils anyway to get some functionality right now.
Stefan Seyfried

"Any ideas, John?"
"Well, surrounding them's out." 

More information about the Pm-utils mailing list