|From:||Dave Jones <davej-AT-redhat.com>|
|To:||Pavel Machek <pavel-AT-ucw.cz>|
|Subject:||Re: [linux-pm] [RFC] userland swsusp|
|Date:||Tue, 15 Nov 2005 17:25:49 -0500|
|Cc:||kernel list <linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org>, "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw-AT-sisk.pl>, Linux-pm mailing list <linux-pm-AT-lists.osdl.org>|
On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 10:29:42PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote: > Hi! > > This is prototype of userland swsusp. I'd like kernel parts to go in, > probably for 2.6.16. Now, I'm not sure about the interface, ioctls are > slightly ugly, OTOH it would be probably overkill to introduce > syscalls just for this. (I'll need to add an ioctl for freeing memory > in future). Just for info: If this goes in, Red Hat/Fedora kernels will fork swsusp development, as this method just will not work there. (We have a restricted /dev/mem that prevents writes to arbitary memory regions, as part of a patchset to prevent rootkits) Even it were not for this, the whole idea seems misconcieved to me anyway. Dave
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