Shall we hide the GUI for Hibernate in Natty?

Bryce Harrington bryce at
Mon Jan 31 19:40:36 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 11:04:22AM -0800, Rick Spencer wrote:
> Natty is currently NOT showing the Hibernate option in the list of
> shutdown choices. This is currently an experiment, but I thought it
> might be worth discussing the pros and cons on these lists as well.
> So, thoughts, discussion, feedback, options, suggestions, rants, raves,
> etc... ?

I used to use hibernate a lot, even though it was slow like mentioned in
the original email, it was a nice way to save state.  Handy when on

But I agree it's so painfully slow and unreliable to be unusable in its
present state.  Hiding the option in the menu and declaring it
officially unsupported (but making it configurable and still callable
from pm-utils and so on, just no bug reports) seems like a good


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