[ATrpms-users] Re: ntfs + software suspend
quintesse at palacio-cristal.com
Tue Jun 28 13:49:57 CEST 2005
Axel Thimm wrote:
>On Sat, Jun 25, 2005 at 12:51:00PM +0200, Tako Schotanus wrote:
>>Just wondered who I have to bribe^H^H^H^H^Hconvince to get NTFS and
>>Software Suspend included in the ATrpms repo? :-)
>>In fact NTFS is not much of a problem because the site delivers a large
>>amount of precompiled rpms for all(?) the official kernels but being
>>able to just install it with a simpel apt-get/smart install command
>>would be great.
>>The software suspend (http://mhensler.de/swsusp/index_en.php) is what
>>gives me the most "problems", I'm running FC3 on a laptop and the
>>suspend to ram works but I really want suspend to disk. Software Suspend
>>seems to have what it takes and they have a lot of ready-tu-use kernels
>>but of course the moment I install one of those I lose all ATrpms
>>goodness (like the nvidia kernel modules).
>>So.... any chance that any of this might be included some time?
>>And if so, is there any help that I could give to make it happen (sooner)?
>ntfs may be supported soon, it's quite easy to add the kmdls. software
>suspend is a different beast. It requires a separate kernel (not a
>kmdl) and last time I tried (1-2 years?) it was just eating my
>I wouldn't mind a special myth kernel as Mark suggested that would
>have such features in. But I think it will be quite an effort to work
Good news on the ntfs-front! :-)
But the suspend really is that difficult? Damn :-/
It is one of the things that prevent me from really enjoying Linux on my
But did you have the problems with suspend even when you weren't using
it? So could they be added for example to your kernel so those people
that want can (try to) use it?
I could also just try everything out myself and tell you what my
experiences with my different systems were, but is it even
possible(wise) to compile your own kernel with these suspend patches
installed but keeping the official name so I can continue using your
other kernel modules? (As you can see, I don't have much experience
compiling my own kernels and _you_ are partly to blame for that Axel!!
.... you can be proud of yourself :-))
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