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Re: Suspend to disk partition on ThinkPad T20

On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 11:33:54AM +0000, Alexander Clouter wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Heather wrote:
> >
> > It also needs the correct preamble - that's what lphdisk (or in the case
> > of "people who couldn't understand the existance of anything but FAT
> > partitions" that initial floppy that they probably threw out) is for.
> >
> > [snip]
> >
> > (If you desperately need a preamble because lphdisk isn't doing
> something
> > you need, contact me privately.  My hubby has a 512Mb machine with
> decent
> > video memory, of the applicable type, and if that isn't big enough we're
> > jealous ;D )
> >
> I didn't recommend lphdisk as its for phoenix bioses.  You probably will
> find that the thinkpad bios will just ignore a lphdisk formated partition.
> I was running on the complete off chance that the BIOS would "notice" the
> partition and do something about it.  Although 99% *unlikely* its always
> worth a try when times get desperate.
> As an alternative (I just thought of) you could use the kernel patch to do
> hibernation.  I can't remember the URL but if you cannot find it I'll dig
> it out :)

Hmm, I just noticed that they did a mucho enhanced 2.2.18 version of my
2.2.18pre9 patch :-)

No 2.4 version yet, though :-\
(it's not too easy)

Andreas Mohr

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