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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: safe Hibernation

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  • Matthew Geier
    ... It isn t, my C600 worked when I booted the s2d partition, otherwise at poweron after a FN-A, lilo starts, boots linux and you do a clean start. Unlike
    Message 1 of 13 , Mar 30, 2001
      ale@... wrote:
      >
      > 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.

      It isn't, my C600 worked when I booted the s2d partition, otherwise at
      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.
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