Commit bc6a0cbd authored by Pavel Machek's avatar Pavel Machek Committed by Rafael J. Wysocki

PM / Hibernate: document open(/dev/snapshot) side effects

Opening and closing /dev/snapshot causes the kernel to carry out
some hibernate preparations that should be documented.

[rjw: Added the changelog.]
Signed-off-by: default avatarPavel Machek <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarRafael J. Wysocki <>
parent c92445fa
......@@ -24,6 +24,10 @@ assumed to be in the resume mode. The device cannot be open for simultaneous
reading and writing. It is also impossible to have the device open more than
once at a time.
Even opening the device has side effects. Data structures are
The ioctl() commands recognized by the device are:
SNAPSHOT_FREEZE - freeze user space processes (the current process is
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