Thanks to Fedora community; Installation & Disk Partitioning ISSUE

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Sun Nov 6 18:20:49 UTC 2011


On Sun, 2011-11-06 at 07:59 -0700, Greg Woods wrote:
> Essentially, hibernation is a method of writing the contents of RAM
> and the CPU registers to the swap space, then powering down the
> computer. When the computer comes back on, it reloads the RAM and the
> CPU registers from the hard drive, and you can carry on from where you
> left off. ...
>  
> This is as opposed to suspend, which preserves the contents of RAM and
> only writes a little bit of additional information to RAM required to
> preserve the system state, then shuts down everything except the RAM.
> This is much faster than hibernation, but it does require that the RAM
> be kept powered. If you lose the power, your suspend image is lost,
> but resuming from suspend is much faster than resuming from
> hibernation.

Then you have funny things, like:  A laptop that will suspend and wake
up, but goes permanently into a coma if you try to hibernate then wake
up.  The converse would seem a more likely scenario, but not with my
laptop.

A few times I've managed to get it to un-hibernate, but that took almost
as long as a cold boot, only having the advantage of being able to
resume things I'd been doing, previously.

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[tim at localhost ~]$ uname -r
2.6.27.25-78.2.56.fc9.i686

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