Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 02-19-2005, 10:28 AM   #1
Registered: May 2004
Distribution: debian
Posts: 235

Rep: Reputation: 30
is it hibernation possible in linux?

is it hibernation possible in linux?
Old 02-19-2005, 02:11 PM   #2
LQ Newbie
Registered: Oct 2004
Distribution: Fedor Core 2
Posts: 15

Rep: Reputation: 0
yes!its somewhat buggy(just introduced in the 2.6.x not sure of x, but it is in 2.6.10 kernel)it uses acpi, turn on software suspend when you configure the kernel, then under /proc/acpi there'll be two files, sleep and wakeup.

to hibernate
echo 4 > /proc/acpi/sleep
be sure to pass the resume=my_swap_partition
option to the kernel

also, to standby(dosen't power off, just less power consumption)
echo 1 > /proc/acpi/sleep
to wakeup
echo 1 > /proc/acpi/sleep

there's more info in
/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt(in the kernel source tree)

i have it working pretty well on my laptop...though for some reason once i resume two problems
-reboots again then resumes
-vt1 is wiped

besides that it works great, good luck!
Old 02-19-2005, 03:46 PM   #3
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Atlanta
Distribution: Gentoo 2005.1, Ubuntu 5.10
Posts: 267

Rep: Reputation: 30
If your interested on going for the complete bleeding edge there are a host of new suspend and sleep options in the 2.6.11 kernel, though I think most of them are unstable at best.


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 Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hibernation EdwardH Linux - Newbie 0 08-15-2005 12:57 PM
hibernation joshknape Linux - Newbie 5 07-26-2005 12:13 AM
Hibernation jfranks214 Linux - Laptop and Netbook 2 08-15-2004 12:50 PM
Hibernation (Oh no - not again...) Napper Mandriva 9 06-23-2004 08:41 AM
Linux-Hibernation?? A-dummy Linux - General 6 07-24-2002 10:58 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:38 PM.

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