|| ||"Rafael J. Wysocki" <email@example.com> |
|| ||pm list <firstname.lastname@example.org> |
|| ||[RFC][PATCH 0/5] PM/Hibernate: Rework memory shrinking |
|| ||Thu, 7 May 2009 00:40:07 +0200|
|| ||Wu Fengguang <email@example.com>,
Andrew Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
LKML <email@example.com>, Pavel Machek <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Nigel Cunningham <email@example.com>|
|| ||Article, Thread
The following patchset is an attempt to rework the memory shrinking mechanism
used during hibernation to make room for the image. It is a work in progress
and most likely it's going to be modified, but it has been discussed recently
and I'd like to get comments on the current version.
[1/5] - disable the OOM kernel after freezing tasks (this will be dropped if
it's verified that we can avoid the OOM killing by using
in the next patches).
[2/5] - drop memory shrinking from the suspend (to RAM) code path
[3/5] - move swsusp_shrink_memory() to snapshot.c
[4/5] - rework swsusp_shrink_memory() (to use memory allocations for applying
[5/5] - allocate image pages along with the shrinking.
Details are in the changelogs, please have a look and tell me what you think.
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in the first place. So if you're as clever as you can be when you write it,
how will you ever debug it? --- Brian Kernighan
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