inconsistant hibernate in Lucid

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Mon Jul 12 01:30:31 UTC 2010


On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 12:46:56PM -0700, NoOp wrote:
> On 07/10/2010 11:59 PM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 04:07:52PM -0700, NoOp wrote:
> >> On 07/09/2010 10:42 PM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> >> > 2) the launchpad site confuses the hell out of me (wetware problem).
> >> 
> >> Try:
> >> <https://launchpad.net/+search?field.text=lucid+%2BDell+D600+%2Bhibernate>
> > 
> > Thanks for the link but I looked till I was cross eyed, followed every
> > link that looked half way promising, and found nothing pertaining to my
> > problem. Some things were close but the majority had to do with not
> > waking correctly. Was there one that I missed?
> > 
> > 
> 
> OK. Let's try this:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LucidLynx/ReleaseNotes
> <quote>
> Hibernation may be unavailable with automatic partitioning

Doesn't apply. I always partition manually.

> 
> The default partitioning recipe in the installer will in some cases
> allocate a swap partition that is smaller than the physical memory in
> the system. This will prevent the use of hibernation (suspend-to-disk)
> because the system image will not fit in the swap partition. If you
> intend to use hibernation with your system, you should ensure that the
> swap partition's size is at least as large as the system's physical RAM.
> (345126)
> </quote>

The swap partition is too large. 3+ Gb. Don't ask why. In my original 
post I said that this was an upgrade from 8.04 where hibernate worked 
perfectly. 

-- 
Bob Holtzman
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