Suspend2 for Dapper?

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto fabbione at
Mon Oct 10 06:12:40 UTC 2005

Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> I would like to see the Suspend2 patches in the Dapper kernel.  I
> believe that they are working hard on getting those into the mainstream
> kernel, but I don't know when that will be.
> The thing is that the Suspend2 works on my laptop, but the one in the
> Breezy kernel does not.  Additionally, the 'hibernate' script that is
> part of the Suspend2 project does a much nicer job of managing the
> hibernate and resume than the 'acpi-support' scripts do.  (I wish that
> it just used 'hibernate', since it should support the Breezy suspend
> with simple modifications to its configuration file.)
> Suspend2 can hibernate to a file, or to a swap partition.  It can
> hibernate to encrypted swap or file system also.  It has a user-space
> progress display that gives visual feedback about the suspend and resume
> cycle.  It can probably be worked into 'usplash' with a little bit of
> work.
> Please spend at least one day investigating and trying out Suspend2 and
> 'hibernate' before you "shoot it down".

This has been already investigated and discussed here:

and the outcome is that we will wait for upstream to include it. We are
not going to push it as external patch.


I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

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