Hibernation support gone

mrwolff mrwolff at bigred.unl.edu
Tue Apr 11 20:09:09 UTC 2006

mrwolff wrote:

> I had hibernation working for my dell inspiron 6000 out of the box, 
> however, after reading a forum post I uninstalled laptop-mode and 
> installed laptop-mode-tools.  The problem is that I have now lost 
> hibernation support so I removed the laptop-mode-tools and put the 
> original laptop-mode package back.  I still, however, don't have 
> hibernation support back.  Any ideas at all?  I've been trying to get 
> this working for a while but it seems that there is nobody who is 
> really fully knowledgeable about hibernation with Ubuntu.  Only people 
> who have gotten it to work for their particular laptop.  What packages 
> are the ones responsible for hibernation?  How do I get the menu back 
> on my Logout menu?
> Any ideas at  all?  I've looked everywhere and  have in the past even 
> tried the mailing list with no success.  I think the worst part about 
> this is that I know support does work for my laptop since I did have 
> it.  I really wish I could just have it back but I fear a full 
> reinstall is the only way which is a crappy way.
> What's the manual command to hibernate?  Maybe the menu item just 
> isn't listed on the gnome logout menu?  Is the Hibernate command that 
> I see all over the same method of hibernation that Ubuntu installs by 
> default?
Ok, I found out that hibernation is actually working and present I just 
have to sudo into su  then echo 4 > /proc/acpi/sleep

so now my question is, how to I get that back on the logout menu so I 
don't have to freaking sudo to su and then type that each time I want to 

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