Re: IBM Thinkpad
> That is probably for a suspend to disk feature. My Vaio can do that,
> too, as well as suspend to RAM. Suspend to disk takes longer, but
> uses much less power. Since this is controlled by the BIOS, it is
> independent of the operating system, so it should work under Linux.
> I'd keep it, but if you do lose it, you can probably restore it (if
> your notebook uses the Phoenix BIOS). I had to restore mine with the
> lphdisk utility.
yep. one note make sure that the 'boot' flag is set on the partition with
the suspend to disk file/partition or the thinkpad won't recognise it and
none of the apm stuff will work.
there's a little more info on my thinkpad page.