Hibernation (was Re: IBM Thinkpad R51 w/ Ubuntu Linux Installed)

Upayavira uv at odoko.co.uk
Thu Nov 17 13:51:10 GMT 2005

Sandip Bhattacharya wrote:
> Hakim Singhji wrote:
>>So again, is anyone using an IBM Thinkpad R51 with Linux installed,
>>particularly Debian or Ubuntu installs? If so have you had any
>>problems specific to your machine?
> I am using Kubuntu 5.10 on my R51. No issues. The only annoying thing
> was during installation when I had to configure a wired connection so
> that I can download wpasupplicant before I could get wireless working.
> Oh yes, mine is a dual boot. Windows XP home installed on the other one.
> I have removed the predesktop partition. Instead of that, I use Acronis
> True Image to create a partition where I can take backups or restore
> both the windows and the linux partitions.
> I had a bad time with Hoary and software suspend. So I have been using
> hibernate instead, and it works fine for me.

Hmm. What do you mean by 'hibernate', using your computer's hibernate
functionality? If so, how did you get it to do that?

I use software suspend on hoary, but it is slow and clunky, and doesn't
work if I suspend with too many apps open.

Regards, Upayavira

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