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Re: [gNewSense-users] resume/hibernate in GNS Yeeloong [solved]

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] resume/hibernate in GNS Yeeloong [solved]
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2011 21:50:15 +1030

On Sun, 30 Jan 2011 12:27:08 +0100
samy boutayeb <address@hidden> wrote:

> >> Hi,
> >> Just solved the issue with the hibernate/suspend to ram function:
> >> 
> >> be sure to add the "resume=/dev/sdaX" string (the "X" matching the
> >> number of your swap partition) in your /boot/boot.cfg file:
> >> 
> >> title gNewSense metad - sda1
> >>  kernel (wd0,0)/boot/vmlinux-2.6.37-libre-lemote
> >>  initrd (wd0,0)/boot/initrd.img-2.6.37-libre-lemote
> >>  args console=tty no_auto_cmd root=/dev/sda1 rootdelay=8
> >> resume=/dev/sda5
> > Hi samy,
> > Do you know if this is specific to a certain kernel version? we
> > could add it to the boot.cfg we create if its generic (or doesn't
> > adversely affect a kernel which doesn't support it).
> > kk
> I remember to have this parameter 
> resume=/dev/<name/number of the swap partition> 
> on a previous installation of gns, with a few older kernels, where the
> suspend to ram/hibernate function worked as espected (including with
> the fan running in suspend mode).

Hi samy,
could you open a bug (if there isn't one already) to get this added? we
may not be able to easily determine it reliably, but at least a
commented entry would be a start.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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