Re: IBM Thinkpad
On Nov 3, Adam Shand (email@example.com) wrote:
> > 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.
Interesting. This is not necessary on the Vaio.
> there's a little more info on my thinkpad page.
Neil L. Roeth