[Pm-utils] [RFC] check for swap partition in pm-is-supported for hibernate / suspend-hybrid

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Fri Feb 8 14:05:31 PST 2008

On Fri February 8 2008, Dan Nicholson wrote:

> Yeah, once Victor's patch to separate the backends, this check should
> be part of the kernel check_hibernate sequence, IMO. Then again, I'm
> not intimately familiar with the kernel process to say that swap is
> definitely mandatory for kernel hibernating.

Unless userland applications are used (e.g. s2ram), 
resume=/dev/your_swap_partition is needed as a kernel parameter according to 
Documentation/power/swsusp.txt ( Also the remaining 
documentation indicates, that this is an active swap partition (or file) is a  

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