Clear the computer's memory?

Michael R Head burner at suppressingfire.org
Thu Mar 30 19:32:22 UTC 2006


On Thu, 2006-03-30 at 13:16 -0600, Kenneth P. Turvey wrote:
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> On Thu, 30 Mar 2006 12:35:41 -0500, Matt Price wrote:
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> > You might want to look into suspend2 (www.suspend2.net), which allowsthe
> > use of a swapfile in addition to ordinary swap partitions.  I believe
> > encryption is also supported, though I don't use it so I'm not quite sure.
> >  This involves patching and compiling your own kernel, but htat's not very
> > hard and there are a veriety of guides to it -- some on the ubuntu wiki
> > and at least one over at Debian itself.
> 
> I'm using suspend2 now.  It does support encryption.  I also don't get all
> the paging discussed in this thread.  When I resume, it seems to load
> everything back into memory.

Apparently it also supports swapfiles, as opposed to requireing a swap
partition (which swsusp does require).

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