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Cool that somebody started an article on that. Just by coincidence I also made my experience with Suspend2 tonight. I will add details I discovered soon (NVidia stuff, Sound stuff).

Are you sure about the need of the acpi package? I don't even have it and my system suspends just fine. The powersave package has a dep on acpi, not the hibernate scripts though, AFAIK.

As for the possibility of executing the script as a user: Couldn't the permissions of the hibernate script be changed so that members of the "power" group (seems to exist by default) can execute it.

Anyone tried out Gnome Power Manager already - does it play nice with the hibernate scripts?

ACPI is definitely not needed. You can run hibernate as a user via sudo. But powersaved >= 1.12 supports hibernate, so you could do it with kpowersave and/or gnome-power-whatever. brain0 04:55, 7 June 2006 (EDT)

Has anyone tried suspend to disk with encryption e.g. as described here? Are there other ways to encrypt the suspend image?


package kernel26-suspend2 was removed from the official repo. (see here )

ProcSetting no longer supported?

I added

ProcSetting extra_pages_allowance 0

to my hibernate/common.conf. When I then run "hibernate", I get:

hibernate: Unknown configuration option (procsetting)

Using "Hibernate Script 1.99" --MSchmarck 14:39, 28 December 2008 (EST)


Pm-utils does now allow specifying the core you want to use.

Cleophas 22:12, 27 February 2009 (EST)

Stroke out the outdated parts. Should be rmoved IMHO.

kujub 2009-07-22 09:25 +0200

do it

--nTia89 05:31, 22 July 2009 (EDT)

done !

kujub 2009-07-22 22:25 +0200

Interacting with HAL

Hello, I just edited the "Interacting with HAL" section to hopefully show the simplest way to make HAL use hibernate-script, so that desktop power managers will work. The old solution may not work now that policykit is being used, but I left it in.

--Jperry 13:30, 31 March 2009 (EST)

grub modification

Perhaps it would be worth mentioning that grub configuration needs to modified as well. It requires resume=/your/root/partition to grub menu as a boot option

Dropping Disk Caches

Adding something like this to common.conf is probably a better idea than writing the command yourself every time:

  1. Drop disk caches

OnSuspend 00 sync && echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches