multiseat, -sharevts, and suspend/hibernate

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Mon May 18 03:34:32 PDT 2009

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 01:45:27PM -0400, Matt Price wrote:

> i never got it to work.  it's a shame, because i still consider
> hibernate an essential element of the system.  there's work right now to
> merge tuxonice, finally, but the truth is that this functionality has
> never been taken seriously by linus or the other main kernel devs.
> bummer, really.

It doesn't matter whether you're using tuxonice or whatever - there's 
simply no infrastructure in the kernel for reinitialising multiple video 
cards until you move to KMS-based drivers.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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