Re: Suspend to disk?
Nate Bargmann wrote:
> I'm experimenting with powersaved and uswsusp and not having much luck
> with either.
You might try 'hibernate' then.
apt-cache show hibernate
> So, I then tried the s2disk program from the uswsusp package and it
> suspended to the swap partition without complaint. When I powered the
> machine back up using the same kernel as when I suspended it, it booted
> normally except that it couldn't find a swap signature on my swap
> partition. Well, duh, my suspended image was there! So, I would up
> doing a mkswap and swapon -a to restore it.
That sounds abnormal. Suspending to the swap partition should not
have destroyed the swap signature there. I would try this again
carefully. It should work.
> Not that it matters right now, but this is on a Thinkpad T23 with 800
> MiB of swap and 768 MiB of RAM. As of the latest experiments I'm
> running an ancient 2.6.18-4-686 kernel on Sid and I plan to install the
> latest 2.6.22 shortly. I do use the Debian packaged kernels.
That "ancient" Linux 2.6.18 kernel is much newer than your ThinkPad
model T23. I wouldn't throw stones at it.