nvidia vs suspend to disk

Chris Rouch chris.rouch at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 13:31:28 UTC 2009

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 9:37 PM, Roberto Ragusa<mail at robertoragusa.it> wrote:
> Chris Rouch wrote:
>> I have tuxonice suspend working on F11 (and previously F10) with
>> nvidia drivers. You need a patched  kernel (kernel-tuxonice, available
>> from atrpms) and the suspend process is different, but the end result
>> is the same.
> Is this really reliable?

yes - i think it's failed (to suspend) once in the last few weeks
(since i installed F11). After a successfull suspend it hasn't failed
to resume.

> Because tuxonice+nvidia didn't work reliably for me (80% success
> when resuming) around a year ago (on F8-F9?), so I decided to avoid
> hibernation and only use suspend-to-ram (and switch back to normal fedora
> kernels).

i've never got suspend to ram working with nvidia drivers, but i
didn't really try very hard.

> Are you running 32 or 64 bit? How much RAM do you have?

64 bit, 4GB ram, 6Gb swap.



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