Hibernate and lack of docs

poma pomidorabelisima at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 21:14:47 UTC 2014

On 09.11.2014 23:38, Martín Marqués wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was trying to get hibernation working on my F20 laptop with which I work.
> Going through the process, which I thought would be more transparent
> or that it would just be like hitting the hibernation and that's it, I
> found great deficiencies in Fedora (maybe just from the kernel) and
> especially in the docs (or the lack of documentation in this
> particular issue):
> 1) I had trouble getting the system to hibernate. There wasn't
> anything clear about the fact that you needed to have a swap bigger
> than the amount of memory you have. Also, it doesn't work if you have
> a file as swap (which was the easiest way to start testing)
> 2) You need (or at least with my laptop) to add the resume=<swap FS>,
> this I did find information in the docs, but I'm a bit surprised that
> Fedora doesn't give better information about all this during the
> installation process.
> 3) When adding the resume= option to the kernel line in grub you can't
> use UUID like FS. That is a bug IMHO.
> Well that's as much as I remember now.
> At least I now have hibernation working correctly on my laptop.
> Regards,


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