Problem with hibernation

Timothy Murphy gayleard at
Mon Aug 30 23:05:52 UTC 2010

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.

I solved my problem by adding RAM - 
there was 512MB, and I added 1GB.
After this, to my surprise, hibernation worked again.
So it seems the cause was a shortage of memory.
I'm rather surprised, as I have (and had) 2GB swap space.

Timothy Murphy  
e-mail: gayleard /at/
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