Suspend & power management

JD jd1008 at
Fri Jul 16 20:22:59 UTC 2010

  On 07/16/2010 01:09 PM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-07-16 at 08:25 -0700, JD wrote:
>> On 07/16/2010 06:51 AM, Alex wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>>> How is power management controlled in FC13? When clicking the
>>>>> "Suspend" option in the lower-right of the desktop, it does nothing.
>>>>> Just sits there. I'd like it very much if it worked. :-)
>>>> System ->   Preferences ->   Screen Saver
>>> Yes, that is configured to be enabled after ten minutes. I'm referring
>>> to the button in the lower-right corner of the desktop before logging
>>> in. I assumed it would immediately begin the process of suspending the
>>> computer, no?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Alex
>> I have F13. I do not see that button. Does anyone else?
> You will see it as the righy-most option when you click on
> System->Shut Down
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You said: Lower right - I assumed you mean lower right corner of the 
Now you say it is on the Shudown menu banner, which is true.

I also assume that your running kernel's config file has

and I assume you have sufficient swap space available
to store your entire ram to swap.

If these conditions are met, then
clicking on suspend in the shutdown menu should (and does)

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