Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.


  Search this Thread
Old 09-11-2003, 10:38 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: AT
Distribution: Fedora Core 3
Posts: 404

Rep: Reputation: 30
Talking hibernate

is there a hibernate function in linux. i'm using redhat 9 now.
it would be nice if things that i've done halfway or plays game halfway then shutdown my pc and after that restart it and all work of mine is in the same condition before.
Old 09-11-2003, 11:59 AM   #2
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Wichita, KS
Distribution: Heavily modified Redhat
Posts: 194

Rep: Reputation: 30
Ick... I'm pretty sure kernel 2.6 supports this (called software suspend), but Redhat insists on trying to backport everything to 2.4. I use Redhat 8 (kernel 2.4.14) but whenever I try to enable software suspend, the kernel fails to compile. I downloaded version 2.4.21, and support for software suspend was completely missing, which indicates that the official 2.4 kernel does not support it.

Bottom line: try kernel 2.6 (from
Old 09-12-2003, 11:25 AM   #3
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: AT
Distribution: Fedora Core 3
Posts: 404

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
thanx for that information. do you know when is the official release date of kernel 2.6? stable version ofcourse.
Old 09-12-2003, 03:47 PM   #4
Senior Member
Registered: Dec 2002
Location: England
Distribution: Used to use Mandrake/Mandriva
Posts: 2,794

Rep: Reputation: 116Reputation: 116
Mandrake 9.2rc1 and 2 seem to have this menu feature... though I've been too busy messing with getting more menu entries to try it atm
9.2 is also meant to ship with a 2.6 test kernel, and there are several pre compiled in the Cooker (Mandrake development) contribution mirrors, and some 2.4 kernels with the pre-emptive patches applied, etc.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
hibernate prabhakar_kushwaha Linux - Software 1 10-21-2005 08:28 AM
Cant hibernate 9.3 alaios SUSE / openSUSE 20 08-18-2005 12:08 PM
Hibernate Laptop lennysokol Linux - Laptop and Netbook 4 05-02-2005 08:23 PM
Can I Hibernate? ernesto_cgf Linux - Software 3 12-23-2004 02:22 AM
Hibernate How To... ???? trey85stang Linux - Laptop and Netbook 3 05-12-2004 07:07 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:07 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration