[ltp] the purpose or advantage of suspend and hibernation

Brad Langhorst linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 22 Nov 2003 09:05:17 -0500

On Fri, 2003-11-21 at 15:24, Bjorn Knutsson wrote:

> I tried that, as it turns out, it really doesn't matter much when I
> set the backup to be done, chances are I'll be awake and working. 
> Plus, if you're doing backups of "live" file systems, you want to shut
> down as much as possible before, so if you try the automatic approach,
> you risk catching a lot of files "midflight".
that's what snapshots are for...