[ltp] the purpose or advantage of suspend and hibernation

Satish Balay linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 19 Nov 2003 11:05:24 -0600 (CST)

On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Charles E Taylor IV wrote:

> On Wed, 19 Nov 2003 05:35:23 -0800 (PST)
> "Dennis D. Jensen" <dendecjen@yahoo.dk> wrote:
> > Why not just shutdown and boot again when needed? It
> > doesn't take _that_ long, unless of course you run a
> > fashionable GUI Desktop (I don't).
> I almost never just shut my Thinkpad down.  What's the point?

My thought exactly. Why shutdown at all?  (unless you want to stash
your laptop for the winter months in a warm corner - or boot to anoter
os) .

The initial question is wrongly phrased.