Subject: Re: Suspend/resume hooks
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/25/1999 21:22:20
Jason Thorpe wrote:

> On Fri, 25 Jun 1999 20:46:12 -0700
>  Lennart Augustsson <> wrote:
>  > Or am I just blind today?
> No, you're right... there isn't any mechanism for this.
> (yet)
> I wrote "kevent" for this.  But I stopped work on it pending on a
> USENIX paper about a "scalable event framework for UNIX", which turned
> out to be a complete disappointment -- it was a hack for sockets.
> I can ressurect the kevent stuff and finish it up within the month,
> probably, if that will help :-)

That would be great.  But while waiting for that I'll just add some specific
power management hooks (i.e. like shutdownhook) that I can use.
I can commit them and then we'll just rip it out when you get the kevent
stuff running.

    -- Lennart