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Re: [opensuse-factory] TW partitioning propsal swap
  • From: Michal Kubecek <mkubecek@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2020 12:49:02 +0100
  • Message-id: <3315184.cz9CGt8HQv@alaris>
On Friday, 6 March 2020 12:19 Axel Braun wrote:
Am Freitag, 6. März 2020, 11:20:02 CET schrieb Johannes Meixner:
And - if I understand things correctly - the swap disk space is
needed for what is called "hibernation" but not for what is caled
"suspend" but I am no expert in this area of subtle wording
differences.
Correct - in case of suspend the status of the RAM is kept.
hibernation dumps it to the hard disk and allows switching the PC off
completely. suspend still uses little power.

I really miss the good old times when these were called "suspend to RAM"
and "suspend to disk". Can't help thinking that it was way more obvious
which is which and what each of them does...

Michal Kubecek


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