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Re: Can't hibernate my HP 6715b

Am Wednesday 01 October 2008 22:50:27 schrieb Bob Proulx:
> Andreas Richter wrote:
> > schrieb Bob Proulx:
> > My swap-partition is 4G big. I tested hibernate with a 8G swap file and
> > it doesn't work either.
> Sigh.  Oh well...
> > > To get to 4G all that is needed is CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G=y and that is the
> > > default in stock Debian kernels.
> >
> > I can't find CONFIG_HIGHMEM4G in /boot/config-2.6.26-1-amd64. So it is
> > compiled in? I think not.
> AFAIK both HIGHMEM4G and the PAE extensions (BIGMEM) are 32-bit x86
> only.  For 64-bit amd64 neither of those apply.  When I heard BIGMEM I
> assumed we were talking about 32-bit x86.  Sorry.  I didn't read early
> enough in the thread.
> > I know apt-cache and the search option. But the search doesn't find any
> > result. I use lenny at the moment. Are there a bigmem kernel in sid?
> Since you are using amd64 those don't apply to you and are not in your
> architecture specific depot.  You would see them on an i386
> architecture machine.

Sorry. My fault. Have forgot to write that my system is an amd64.

> I only have "fud" (unsubstantiated memory from several years ago) that
> hibernation hasn't been completely working on 64-bit systems.  You may
> be tripping into one of the areas that hasn't been well traveled yet.
> You might try looking at the notes from suspend2 / TuxOnIce mailing
> list and see what resources you can find there.  I looked briefly and
> found this thread.
>   http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.swsusp.general/7777
>   Subject: Is it possible to have 4GB of RAM on an AMD64 ?
> That lead me to these wrapup messages:
>   http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.swsusp.general/7801
>   http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.swsusp.general/7802

Thanks for the links. I think i'll wait for a never kernel and try it again. 


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