keithclark1966 at rogers.com
Mon May 5 20:09:55 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-05-05 at 16:01 -0400, Shannon McMackin wrote:
> Keith Clark wrote:
> > I just tried to put my desktop computer into hibernation by pressing the
> > half moon key as I would have done in XP. All seemed well, as the
> > computer shut itself down in a matter of 10-15 seconds.
> > Then, I tried to restart it by hitting the power button, like I would
> > have done in XP. Well, the system churned away and churned away. The
> > cursor would respond erratically. Finally a password window came up and
> > I entered my password. It accepted it and a black screen came up. All
> > this time the hard drive is going crazy with activity. This went on for
> > about 15 minutes when I finally shut it down and restarted it.
> > What was going on here? Does hibernation work? I thought it would be a
> > faster way compared to the shut down and reboot option.
> > Thanks,
> > Keith
> I found tuxonice to be a much more favorable method for hibernation.
> It's faster than a cold boot and much faster than the std hibernate.
> On my machine, cold boot from power-on to log-in takes about 60 seconds.
> Restore from std hibernate, about 75 seconds.
> Restore from tuxonice, about 40 seconds.
Thanks Shannon! I'll check that out.
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