Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sun Oct 23 20:02:30 CDT 2005

On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 08:11:44AM +0800, Trent Lloyd wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 23, 2005 at 04:18:46PM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > But how does it then read the blocks back in order to resume?  At least with
> > swsusp, the filesystem may be in an unclean state during hibernation.
> it stores a block map of the blocks used to store the image. ie, the
> first block of the image (that you pass resume2=file:/dev/hda5 at 0x12412
> with) contains a list (or pointers to lists) of other blocks that
> contain the image, and it's read out of that without ever touching
> the device's filesystem.

I see, so this is solved by passing additional information in the boot
parameter.  Thanks for the explanation.

 - mdz

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