sleeps NOT

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 23:10:09 UTC 2010

  On 08/26/2010 02:18 PM, James Mckenzie wrote:
> 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
>> 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.
Does it also work this way on a dual boot (windows/linux), when windows 
I will test and see.

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