Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: safe Hibernation
- ale@... wrote:
>It isn't, my C600 worked when I booted the s2d partition, otherwise at
> Maybe I'm missing the point here, but when I resume after a suspend to
> disk, it's the BIOS that resumes. LILO doesn't get a look in! All I
> did was use the utility from the Dell web page to create a s2d
> partition. This utility automatically informs the BIOS of its
> existence, and <fn>A does the rest.
> Whenever I turn the power back on after a s2d, the BIOS does its
> checks (but without the dell splash screen), then goes to a phoenix
> bios resume from disk screen with three sliding progress bars (same as
> during the suspend), and then it resumes.
> This is how it works for both the 5000e and 7500 running redhat7 (with
> both custom and stock kernels). I assume it's the same for all inspirons.
poweron after a FN-A, lilo starts, boots linux and you do a clean start.
Unlike resume from memory, the BIOS doesn't jump in first. This had me
stumped for a while.