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Re: IBM Thinkpad

On Nov  3, Adam Shand (larry@spack.org) 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.
 > http://www.spack.org/geek/thinkpad-390.html
 > adam.

Neil L. Roeth

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