Matthew Garrett wrote: > 1) Dealing with network interfaces and the like sensibly - at the > moment, this will often require unloading and reloading modules pre/post > suspend Yup. The hibernate package helps with this and can do quite a bit automatically by way of a "blacklisted modules" mechanism plus configuration options for bringing network interfaces up and down, killing and restarting programmes, mounting and unmounting filesystems and so on. > 2) Working with video state. The vbetool package makes it possible to > save and restore the graphics card state from userland, which tends to > work much better than the kernel fudges. In the long run, either X or > the framebuffer drivers need to get much better at programming the > video. Oooh, neat. With vbetool my laptop doesn't need any kernel hacks to resume properly and doesn't spit out as many worrying acpi warnings. I'm about to write a hibernate scriptlet for doing this soon. Cheers, Cameron.
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