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Re: Anyone using SUSPEND on a Linux Laptop?

On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 05:04:31PM -0700, clemens dwf com wrote:
> I have read the cautions in SWSUSP and SUSPEND2, and wonder if
> anyone is actually using either of these on a Laptop?
> There seem to be so many caveats, 
>     (a) stop devices before suspending, unload drivers
>     (b) USB wont be there when you come back
>     (c) and on and on.
> That I have to wonder how useful either of these actually is.
> If I were trying to put this on MY machine I would just do the
> experiments, but this is for a friends machine that I am setting up,
> and I would rather NOT install this stuff at all than give him
> something that would cause more grief than help.

We might be able to give specific advice if you gave more specific
details: make, model, output from lspci, the "System Information"
stanza from dmidecode, etc.

Have you checked Linux on Laptops or TuxMobil? If it's an IBM/Lenovo,
have you tried thinkwiki?

We aren't going to do all the work for you, and most of us here aren't
mind readers.


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