Re: Suspend to disk partition on ThinkPad T20
> On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Heather wrote:
> > It also needs the correct preamble
> 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.
The problem with hibernation volumes is they need the correct preamble.
lphdisk has surprised its author a few times and worked with a few things
he thought it wouldn't - tho yes, they always turned out to be somebody
oem'ing phoenix code.
> 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 :)
The keyword you want to search on is "swsusp" or "software suspend". There
was a long discussion on it several months ago in this list, so searching
the debian archives would be a good starter.
It was designed to help people who have 386 and 486 laptops that predated
suspend features, but, it also is claimed to just work, if your own are
* Heather Stern * star@ many places...