Problem with hibernation

JD jd1008 at
Sun Aug 29 21:48:57 UTC 2010

  On 08/29/2010 03:35 PM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> My laptop has ceased hibernating.
> When I click on f=>Leave=>Hibernate
> the sleep-moon starts flashing
> and the small hyphen-like symbol on the top left comes on as usual,
> but as far as I can see nothing is written to disk.
> At this point it becomes impossible to communicate with the machine.
> Ctrl-Alt-F2 does bring on a text window,
> with a login: request,
> but if I enter my username and press Return
> I am not asked for a password.
> Whatever I type appears on the screen,
> but with no effect.
> I tried stopping the NetworkManager and openvpn services
> which seemed to me the most likely causes of the problem,
> but that had no effect.
> I wonder if anyone has had the same problem?
> And if so, whether there is a solution?
> I'm running the current kernel,
> but I tried the last 2 kernels without effect.
If by current kernel you mean kernel-
then I already tested the hibernation and it works - i.e. it does
hibernate the machine.

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