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Re: IDEA: Shortening boot-time



On Fri, Jul 23, 2004 at 06:38:34PM -0700, Kenneth Porter wrote:
> A good point, but note that "not always on" does not necessarily mean 
> "needs to boot". That's why hibernation was invented. There's no reason you 
> couldn't hibernate a laptop, and have huge "up times" with the power 
> removed. The question then becomes what kind of hibernation support is 
> available under Linux.

And the answer is: a lot, but you're very very lucky if it works.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
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