[Nottingham] Hibernate issues

Mike Cardwell nlug at lists.grepular.com
Sat Nov 23 22:02:48 UTC 2013

* on the Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 09:09:52PM +0000, Jason Irwin wrote:

> I have been testing out exciting new (to me) features like sleep and
> hibernate. Sleep works a total treat. Close the lid and it's snooze time.
> Open the lid, log-in and all is right.
> Hibernate...err...not so much. It all looks good. I can see the screen
> lock, lots of disc activity and then the laptop powers off; but on restart
> it is back to the usual log-in screen. No resume of previous session.

Do you have a swap partition and is it at least as large as the amount of
memory that you have? IIRC, Linux hibernate uses the swap partition to
store the contents of RAM during hibernation...

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