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On Wednesday 29 June 2005 21:33, Ward Poelmans wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've got my laptop for some time now ( a Dell Inspiron 8600 )
> and i want to try hibernation support. I've already discovered
> the hibernation-script and swsusp2. I've have a vanilla kernel
> that works with swsusp2 but that's only S5 and i would like to
> get S3 en S4 also to work. What do i need to use for that ?
> Have you got any experience, advice, hints how to get this to
> work ?
I´ve got the same machine. S3 and S4 work here. forget swsusp2. it only makes
things complicated. use the swsusp which is already in the standard kernel.
On my machine both S3 and S4 work pretty much out of the box. Only
configuration is editing the config files hibernate.conf and ram.conf
Only thing I had to change there is the vbetool option (vbetool on) to get my
Video card (ATI 9600) reactivated after suspending. You might have to try
different settings in that section. And figure out if there are any modules
which need to be unloaded/reloaded. In my case its ndiswrapper and the USB
And of course don´t forget to emerge vbetool.
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