You probably can't do it on a desktop because it requires special bios.
Krzys Majewski wrote:
> No, but I think what you call 'hibernation' is what I meant by 'sleeping'
> in my post about power management. Has anyone got this to work?
> Will it work on a regular machine, ie not a laptop?
> On Thu, 27 Jul 2000, Aaron Solochek wrote:
> > I just bought a laptop (dell inspiron 5000) and put potato on it. I've
> > been struggling with getting hibernation to work. I created the
> > hibernation partition with the little dos utility that came with the
> > machine, but still no dice. The bios are set to "suspend-to-disk" so I
> > had sort of hoped that just doing Fn-Suspend would save the ram to disk
> > and shut off. This is not the case, the machine just does a lowpower
> > suspend. Windows has a hibernate option, which does what you would
> > suspect, saves the ram and shuts off.
> > I just wanted to know if anyone has had any luck with this sort of
> > thing, or has any suggestions. Thanks.
> > -Aaron Solochek
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