Hoary - enabling hibernate mode

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Mar 7 19:29:14 UTC 2005

On Sun, Mar 06, 2005 at 06:30:17PM +0200, Ari Torhamo wrote:

> I tried it - my screen just went black (I have a normal desktop
> computer). I waited for a while and then pressed Enter - nothing
> happened. Then I pressed Esc, Ctrl + Q, Del, ... finally I had tried
> every key on my keyboard and the screen still stayed black. Then I
> reseted my PC and the trial was over. Sorry, but can't tell you how
> hibernate works :-)

Hibernate works by saving the state of the system and then powering it off.
If it is successful, the system will shut down completely and power off, and
resume when you power it on again.

 - mdz

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