Hybernation and running applications

Ioannis Vranos ivranos at freemail.gr
Sun Mar 30 01:43:28 UTC 2008

Gareth Howells wrote:
>> I am running a compression program. If I choose hibernate at log out,
>> when the system will resume tomorrow, will this compression continue
>> from where it was left?
> That would depend on the program (which software are you using?) but I would 
> expect not. Have you looked at the software documentation to see if it can 
> handle hibernation?

OS: Ubuntu 7.10 x86.

I am using p7zip-full package (a port of 7-zip) and am compressing in a
terminal window.

At hibernation doesn't the system write a snapshot of the system RAM to

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