352Re: [transmonde] Transmondes still in use
- Nov 2 7:31 AMKenneth Crudup <kenny@...> writes:
> On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Dan Christensen wrote:With my BIOS set to "suspend to RAM", "apm -s" does a suspend to
>> Are you saying that you can change whether you suspend to disk or to
>> RAM without having to first reboot and change the BIOS setting? This
>> is something I've wanted for a while. Can you explain how you do it?
>> I run linux as well, on an SE.
> I have my BIOS set to "suspend to disk" as a default.
> "apm -s" does the full suspend to disk.
> "apm -S" does the suspend to RAM.
RAM, but "apm -S" just spins down the hard drive and makes the
screen go black (but not *blank*, it is still on). Even worse,
the hard drive spins back up and the screen is redisplayed after
about 1 second.
I'm pretty sure I also tried this when I had my BIOS set to "suspend
to disk", but it's hard for me to check now since I would have to
recreate my suspend to disk partition. (I deleted it so I would
have more disk space.) I wonder why it works for you and not for
me. Does it work for others on the list?
> There's certainly a way to do it programmatically, too (if Windows has theCan anyone confirm whether Windows can do this?
> ability- and I don't know if it does- to change the suspend method w/o
> rebooting, then it can be done under linux, *somehow*).
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