[ltp] how to silence the hard drive

Деян Дойчев linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 06 Jul 2009 21:31:10 +0300

Jens Rutschmann wrote:
> Andrew Mason wrote on 06.07.2009 16:17:
>> Doesn't /tmp get used for hibernate ? If so wouldn't this break
>> hibernate functionality?
> I guess that depends on the distribution. AFAIK hibernate data is 
> written to a swap partition usually. When I tried tuxonice the last 
> time it had the ability to write to standard files, but one could 
> configure the location of that file.
> I don't use hibernate (nvidia card) currently , so I may be wrong.
> Best regards,
> Jens
Yes, I also know that the swap partition is used for hibernate. Also 
when your swap partition is too small you can't hibernate.