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Re: hibernation, dual boot

Hello Mikkel,

On Tue, 09 May 2006 11:47:56 -0500 "Mikkel L. Ellertson" <mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote:

> wwp wrote:
> > Hello Mikkel,
> > 
> > I use pm-hibernate thru the acpi events. Now, part of my problem is that
> > when I power on my laptop (last operation was a suspend-to-disk in
> > Linux), I don't have to use any resume option or menu entry in grub. When
> > the machine boots, it directly does a resume of the suspended Linux. How
> > to get the grub menu so that I can jump in XP (then decide to resume the
> > suspended Linux later)?
> > 
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > 
> It sounds like it is using the BIOS hibernation, and not the Linux
> save-to-disk. So the BIOS is doing a restore directly, and you never
> hit Grub. While this is what most people probably want, it isn't in
> your case. I have not looked that deeply into how FC5 is handling
> suspend, so I can not tell you what scripts need to be changed.
> Hopefully someone else that has dug into this will pop in here. If
> not, I'll see what I can find, but it will be a while.

No problem Mikkel, I'll probably also see how I can decrypt FC5's suspend
mechanisms (I was wondering if it uses the kernel one, and what it is
exactly) :-). Thanks for your replies!



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