On Sat, Jun 17, 2000 at 01:56:11PM +0900, Mitsuru IWASAKI wrote:
> I think OS-initiated S4 (hibernation) in FreeBSD has enough advantages
> because we can do `Save-to-Disk' anywhere even on non-laptop machines
> which BIOS doesn't support hibernation.
> FreeBSD supports crash dump facility here, so I'm expecting that
> `Save-to-Disk' by kernel would not be so difficult. We might need
> dedicated swap partition for OS-initiated S4 because used swap areas
> need to be protected for the system oprerations after awakening.
> The boot loader is the best place for restoring the system context in
> FreeBSD I think.

Just a moment. You talk about doing a `Save-to-Disk' (incl. system halt),
turning power off, maybe adding some hardware or moving the machine
to another location, then switching on again, restoring the system context,
and the machine will proceed as if nothing had happened, do you?


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