inconsistant hibernate in Lucid

Jordon Bedwell jordon at
Mon Jul 12 01:33:48 UTC 2010

On 7/11/2010 8:30 PM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> 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:
>>>> <>
>>> 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:
>> <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. 

You can use GParted to turn off swap then make your swap partition
smaller, you should really only have Total RAM x2 of swap, or on
personal non-production machines Total RAM = SWAP.

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