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Wed May 7 20:31:18 UTC 2008
On Wed, 07 May 2008 12:59:12 -0600
Ted Hilts <thilts at mcsnet.ca> wrote:
> Well yes. But even if I remove every thing so that Ubuntu is not doing
> anything and none of the windows are populated it STILL complains about
> swap. I declare Hibernate (on my dual boot) as crazy!
How much swap do you have?
in the terminal will tell you
> Maybe - just maybe -- and this is just a wild guess -- but maybe due to
> the dual boot it is looking for winswap which it cannot pick up because
> Ubuntu is running and not XP.
I very much doubt that, unless you've done something to make it do that (I'm not entirely sure how). For a start, It'd ignore anything else on the device in favour of what you've listed in fstab and mounted manually. Also, isn't window's swap generally in the form of a file on the system partition?
Finally, I've had *buntu hibernating alongside windows on this laptop.
> But regardless, if that is true there is
> no way of giving Ubuntu hibernate function a specific swap or even
> creating a swap specifically for Ubuntu hibernate. So, it is crazy!
You can allocate a swap file, but I'll concede I don't know of a way of reserving it *only* for hibernation.
> There is no way out till a new distribution deals with this kind of
Or *buntu. I must admit, it's not a problem I've come across.
> One thing I will say, ahem, I used the Ubuntu user interface and not a
> command line. I have seen incomplete user interfaces on this
> distribution as well as non functional user interaces.
The command line *is* a user interface. There are incomplete UIs all over the place, but telling those of us who just use the system wont help. If something doesn't work, file a bug.
> DO YOU think I should "sudo pmi action hibernate" or "sudo pm-hibernate"
> or some other command line???? My version is 7-10 Gutsy.
Not if you don't want to, no.
Out of interest, do either of those work?
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