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Re: Suspend to disk.

On Oct  9, Heather (star@starshine.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

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