[ltp] Creating Hibernation file

Syd Hancock linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sun, 23 Nov 2003 04:57:32 +0000

> I have no doubts the utility works, but I'm surprised to hear
> that you got the hibernation partition trick working. I tried it
> with no luck, and gave up quickly. I guess it could be dependent
> on where on the disk you put it - is yours within the first 1024
> cylinders? It could be something like that that made IBM
> recommend that you did not use it.

Apparently not. This is what fdisk shows:
/dev/hda4    1275   1315    309960   a0  IBM Thinkpad hibernation

> > One question - sleep and hibernation only work if AC is
> > disconnected. Is this usual? 
> Ah, sounds like drivers blocking you. This was exactly the
> situation on my 600X - it would not suspend when on AC unless I
> ejected my PCMCIA network card, and here apmd is your friend.

Many thanks - I'll try it out.