Thanks for the explanation, Sylvain. I was able to
recreate the hibernation file using this advice from
You might try this:
>From windows partition turn off Hibernation (BIOS SETTING?) and boot into
Reset (ON) the Hibernation and boot into Windows. Then while in windows
try Hibernating the computer.
then try the same in Linux.
Hibernation is nothing more than a FAT based file (like swap) that is a
mirror of everything in RAM. But it may need to be created (via
before you can use it in Linux.
Sylvain Sauvage wrote:
> Steven K Thompson wrote:
> > Is it reasonable for me to infer from this that hibernation used the end of
> > the original "C" partition hda1? What I read mostly says hibernation
> > uses hda4 but the partition tables did not list an hda4 before I
> > created it to install Debian. Also, now that I have four primary
> > partitions I can not create a new hda4 as a new hibernation partition
> > as some have suggested, at least without reorganizing things in some way.
> In fact, Phoenix bioses can have hibernation-partition or
> So I presume that shrinking the Windows partition modified the position
> of the partition file, so the bios can't find it anymore.
> > Would there be some way I could reinstall hibernation in the last portion
> > of hda1 or elsewhere using something like phdisk or lphdisk or
> > some other means? So far I have not located a description or
> > documentation for phdisk.
> You can use phdisk under DOS (no option or /? -> help page)
> to (re)make an hibernation-file.
> lphdisk works under Linux and creates hibernation-partitions.
> It's less error-prone than phdisk (phdisk can write over another
> partition, it happened to me : it maked its partition in the middle
> of my (at this time empty) /usr/local partition.
> > Thanks in advance to anyone who can give me an explanation of this.
> > Steve
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