sleeps NOT

James Mckenzie jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 26 21:18:48 UTC 2010

JD <jd1008 at gmail.com> wrote:
>Sent: Aug 26, 2010 12:55 PM
>To: Community support for Fedora users <users at lists.fedoraproject.org>
>Subject: Re: sleeps NOT
>  On 08/26/2010 09:34 AM, Geoffrey Leach wrote:
>> On 08/26/2010 09:02:31 AM, JD wrote:
>>>    On 08/26/2010 08:37 AM, Geoffrey Leach wrote:
>>>> The newly-released kernel,, wakes up a
>>> few
>>>> seconds after being asked to sleep.
>>>> does not have this problem. Has anyone experienced this? And
>>> perhaps
>>>> discovered a solution? (Bugzilla report against fc12 kernel for the
>>>> same problem was ignored)
>>> Can you give us more details about how you are
>>> putting the kernel to sleep?
>>> Via   System=>Preferences=>Screensaver ???
>> Via the system Shut Down popup, which I assume is the gold standard.
>> Closing the screen panel on the laptop has the same effect.
>> The fact that the problem comes and goes over kernel releases -- I test
>> each new release as it happens -- suggests to me that its an accident
>> of the build.
>I just hibernated ny system using kernel
>and it went into hibernation just fine, and
>shut the power down.
>On manual powerup, I did not even get the
>grub boot menu. It restored the session.
>So, for me, I confirm another op's posting here
>that hibernating fedora wil not allow you to boot into
>and alternate OS, such as windows. Grub automagically
>restores fedora from hibernation.
>This is a major bug!
No, it is a major annoyance.  Modern hibernation systems boot directly into the last booted OS.  There should be no grub menu to see as it is temporarily replaced by the hibernation boot loader.
BTW, this is how it works with a Dell that I use with Windows and a Thinkpad that I've owned for over 10 years.

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