Hibernate and lack of docs

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Tue Nov 11 12:09:02 UTC 2014

>> It does if you want to suspend/hibernate to the swap space.  Your RAM
>> has to dump its contents somewhere, and that's where it goes.

Roberto Ragusa:
> Then consider that swap space is not there doing nothing and just awaiting
> your hibernating.
> Some of it could be really in use at the moment you hibernate.

Which would be managed by the OS as the system hibernates...  And,
there's the thing about having *more* swap space than RAM, so there is
some wiggle room.

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