Bug 429798 - Hibernate Does Not Work
Hibernate Does Not Work
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-power-manager (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-22 21:48 EST by Chris Spencer
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:54 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 02:36:52 EST
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Output of dmesg > dmesg.out right after attempt to hibernate. (47.67 KB, application/octet-stream)
2008-01-22 21:48 EST, Chris Spencer
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Description Chris Spencer 2008-01-22 21:48:19 EST
Description of problem:
The System->Shutdown->Hibernate feature does not work. The screen goes black
showing nothing but a blinking cursor, then the login prompt reappears. Logging
back in shows my original desktop.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. In Gnome, click System->Shutdown->Hibernate
Actual results:
Computer should persist memory to disk then shutdown.

Expected results:
User just gets a black screen, then bounced back to their desktop.

Additional info:
# uname -r
Comment 1 Chris Spencer 2008-01-22 21:48:19 EST
Created attachment 292575 [details]
Output of dmesg > dmesg.out right after attempt to hibernate.
Comment 2 Richard Hughes 2008-04-30 05:14:49 EDT
Not a gnome-power-manager problem. Please see
http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/quirk/ for a possible fix.
Comment 3 Chris Spencer 2008-05-04 16:08:02 EDT
This is an immensely rude and frustrating reply. Is this what Fedora's been
reduced to? Pressing "hibernate" doesn't hibernate and that's not a bug?! This
is a problem in every release since GPM became standard, and hibernation has
rarely, if ever worked, and replies like these aren't helping. If it's not a GPM
problem, then it's certainly a problem somewhere. I've reviewed that hal-quirks
site, and it doesn't address hibernation problems at all.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 04:32:10 EST
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