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Old 05-14-2004, 03:07 PM   #1
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BIG FAT WARNING Software suspend


When i try and boot in to the my linux distro (http://www.bitbuilder.com/x1000/) from GRUB I get the following error

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=== Software Suspend ===

BIG FAT WARNING!! Failed to get access to the device which Software Suspend's header should be found.

If you want to use the current suspend image, reboot and try again witgh the same kernel that you suspended from. If you want to forget that image, continue and the image will be erased. Press PSACE to reboot or C to continue booting with this kernel.
By pressing space or c the laptop reboots

Just a note... in the install notes (http://www.bitbuilder.com/x1000/) the developer has intended to have 2 extended partitions that I did not create because of lack of space (developer had 60gb i have 40gb)

Anyone have any Ideas?

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Old 05-15-2004, 12:12 PM   #2
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has anyone ever heard of this error?
 
Old 05-29-2004, 01:06 PM   #3
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anyone?
 
Old 05-29-2004, 01:25 PM   #4
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Does this look like it will help? Found this by searching for "software suspend"

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BootSplash patch

Get the patch from here
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/people/stepa....1.4-2.6.3.diff
patch -p1 < /pathtopatch/bootsplash-3.1.4-2.6.3.diff

Ok hopefully you go no hunk errors when patching

Configuring the Kernel

Type make xconfig

compile the following into the kernel

For Hibernation you need these set

PowerManagement Options -----> Software Suspend 2--------> Swap Writter
PowerManagement Options -----> Software Suspend 2--------> Compile in debuggin output
PowerManagement Options -----> Software Suspend 2-------->Relaxed /proc/swsusp permissions

For bootsplash you need these set

Device Drivers ------> Graphics Support------->VESA VGA
Device Drivers ------> Graphics Support------->Bootsplash Configuration------>Bootup splash screen

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Just trying to give you something to go on here, and bump your post back up to get you some real help.

Good luck!
 
Old 05-31-2004, 02:53 AM   #5
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Re: BIG FAT WARNING Software suspend

Quote:
Originally posted by Xoom
BIG FAT WARNING!! Failed to get access to the device which Software Suspend's header should be found.
I've seen this message when I specified a nonexistant partition for the resume2 kernel parameter.

Quote:
2 extended partitions that I did not create
Did you specify one of these nonexistant partitions? That would explain it.

A swap partition is required for swsusp. If you don't have one then leave out the "resume" kernel parameters.
 
Old 06-28-2004, 04:37 PM   #6
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hello,
I was working on software suspend and got the same error.It comes basically because of incorrect parameters mentioned in the bootloader(menu.lst for grub).extra spaces or newlines will add to the problem.just check the parameters of resume2 in the bootloader,also try to load with "noresume" on same kernel,it should work if the prob is with parameters.
bye
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