Re: hibernation on a desktop? Suspend-to-RAM on a desktop?
On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 09:27:56AM -0700, Krzys Majewski wrote:
> > Try installing the apm daemon (apmd), but I think it won't do these
> > things.
> Yeah I got the apm daemon, it's the debian/unstable version though, maybe
> I should get the latest sources?
Don't know. apmd (as I know) is able to suspend and standby the
computer, but I don't notice any difference between both options.
> > > The apm options I've configured are:
> > >
> > Ok, very close to my configuration... But when I simply suspend and I
> > try to reuse my computer, it COMPLETLY hangs.
Correction: it randomly hangs. I remember that the last time I tried
this it "worked". I listened my computer beeping three times, but it
only closed the screen...
> What's your configuration?
# CONFIG_APM_IGNORE_USER_SUSPEND is not set
# CONFIG_APM_DO_ENABLE is not set
# CONFIG_APM_CPU_IDLE is not set
# CONFIG_APM_ALLOW_INTS is not set
# CONFIG_APM_REAL_MODE_POWER_OFF is not set
I'm running on an Asus P2L97 AGP motherboard, with PII processor.
> When I type apm -s, one of two things happens:
> - The command pauses briefly, then decides to ignore me and returns to
> the command prompt.
Doesn't happened to me.
> - The system does indeed seem to stop. But the machine doesn't sound any
> quieter. The fan is still going and the hd's probably also.
That's what happens to me... It shuts down the screen, but disks and
fans are still working...
> > I tried to stop a drive (not the root linux one) and then I was unable
> > to wake it up and the system crashed...
> How did you try to do it? I've got /usr/sbin/hdparm -S 60 /dev/hda
I think I did: hdparm -Y /dev/hdb
and I listened how the drive went down. But another time: I was unable
to wake it up again.
> in /etc/rc.boot/ and the machine hasn't hung yet; then again I haven't really
> noticed the HD stopping either. Is there a test program which will
> stop the HD right away?
> In other news, my machine was hanging like crazy yesterday morning,
> but maybe this is because I was trying out the 2.4-test7 kernel and
Don't know... I still use 2.2.16.
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