Re: Suspend to disk.
On Oct 9, Heather (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > Hello!
> > In order to use the save to disk feature you must have a special partition
> > that the BIOS saves the RAM to. If you erased this partition then, well it
> > won't work... Cfdisk calls my save to disk partition "IBM Thinkpad
> > hibernation" and it is roughly of the same size as the RAM memory. Try
> > consulting your manual if you like to get this working, it is however
> > probably gonna be quite some work since you need to make a new partition
> > that I think must be located as the first one on the disk and that screws
> > up a number of things like lilo, fstab etc, not to mention the fact that
> > you have to move your linux partition (I suppose?).
> > /Joel Kjellgren
> If it is a typical Phoenix BIOS, raw partitions for hibernate can be
> anywhere on the disk. This isn't just "known" this is tested, as I've
> got a quite happy machine with a partition smack in the middle. (I was
> moving it around messing with sizes of other things.)
The lphdisk docs say it "should be" a primary partition. Do you know
if it works on a logical partition?
Neil L. Roeth