freezing system state
tim at santafe.edu
Thu Sep 14 11:12:14 PDT 2000
On Thu, 14 Sep 2000, Mike Davis wrote:
> Is there any OS that can store the state on the H/d? I would've thought this would be incredibly
> difficult, as you'd have to store everything including CPU registers, peripheral state, PCI/AGP/ISA
> processor state (??) etc and then do a memory dump (writing to disk, thus altering the system state)...
> sounds like something the hardware would have to do...
Solaris 7 does this quite nicely. We use this feature during long power
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