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Date:   Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:42:05 +0200
From:   Willy Tarreau <w@....eu>
To:     "Alexander E. Patrakov" <patrakov@...il.com>
Cc:     Rasmus Villemoes <linux@...musvillemoes.dk>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Lennart Poettering <mzxreary@...inter.de>,
        "Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@...il.com>,
        "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>,
        Matthew Garrett <mjg59@...f.ucam.org>,
        Vito Caputo <vcaputo@...garu.com>,
        Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@...ger.ca>,
        Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>, Ray Strode <rstrode@...hat.com>,
        William Jon McCann <mccann@....edu>,
        zhangjs <zachary@...shancloud.com>, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org,
        lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Linux 5.3-rc8

On Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 03:25:51PM +0500, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> The results so far are:
> 
> 1. Desktop with MSI Z87I board: works.
> 2. Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro laptop: works.
> 3. Server based on the Intel Corporation S1200SPL board (available from OVH
> as EG-32): does not work, memory is cleared.
> 4. Cheap server based on Gooxi G1SCN-B board (the cheapes thing with IPMI
> available on bacloud.com): works.
> 
> So that's 75% of success stories (found at least one page that is preserved
> after the "reboot" command) based on my samples.

That's pretty good! I didn't have this luck each time I tried this in
the past :-/ I remember noticing that video RAM from graphics card was
often usable however, which I figured I could use after seeing a ghost
image from a previous boot when switching to graphics mode.

Willy

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