Re: Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas
- In reply to: Joseph Mingrone : "Call for Foundation-supported Project Ideas"
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Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 23:10:41 UTC
After suspend to RAM (ACPI sleep state S3) has been successfully implemented as sponsored work by Kim Jung-uk, it would be logical to add suspend to disk (ACPI sleep state S4, respective hibernate). This would not only greatly enhance FreeBSD usability on laptops and desktops. It also would enable FreeBSD to be usable for number/data processing and server applications which are not designed for interruptability/restartability/resumability. Hibernation capability is not only useful for power cuts that last longer than the UPS can bridge, but also for maintenance, hardware repairs/replacements etc. On 11/23/21, Joseph Mingrone <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Hello FreeBSD community, > > The Foundation is seeking suggestions for new projects to support. What > gaps in the Project are not being addressed by the broader community? > > You can read about past Foundation-supported projects at > https://freebsdfoundation.org/our-work/projects/ and the Foundation's > four main areas of focus in the 'Technology Roadmap' article at > https://freebsdfoundation.org/blog/technology-roadmap/. > > Right now we are gathering ideas. We will send out a call for project > grant proposals soon. If you prefer to send your project ideas directly > to the Foundation, we will be monitoring responses at > email@example.com. > > -- > Joe (with Foundation hat on) > >