8.04 hibernate does not work

Asked by tadiv

I have a P3 700 MHZ running 8.04 and Hibernate does not work -- here is what happens...

I select the hibernate button and the machine shuts down after working on hibernating... When I power back up the boot sequence fails (seems to hang and I lose video input to my monitor). A reset (hardware button press) reboots and the system boots as if it is a normal boot sequence.

At the failure point I have tried to get a console, but nothing seems to restore the video or make anything happen (except the reset)...

Let me know if there are logs I can post to assist in this debugging...


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Nick Ellery (nick.ellery) said :

Hi Tom,

Suspending and hibernating is known to not work well with Ubuntu. Neither of them work functionally on my computer, and I receive similar problems that u receive. Functionality has been increasing, though.

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Hellminer (mywiseman) said :

Tom, I have the same problem on my desktop. My hibernate does not work nor does my suspend. I am wondering, have you received any fixes for this yet? Or have you found any updates that allow that to work? I can understand where Nick is coming from, but I distinctly remember, before 8.04 my hibernate and suspend working absolutely fine! Let me know if anyone comes up with a fix. I do appreciate it!

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tadiv (tadiv-comcast) said :

I JUST tried the machine again - the boot up process failed after a "hibernate" - a reboot caused the system to come up normally... I have all the latest updates loaded... Oh well...

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ajmal_82 (ajmal-82) said :

first of all good hardware is required for hibernate to work,next you need atleast 1gb ram.you can always file a bug if its too irritating.

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tadiv (tadiv-comcast) said :

Ah - the 1 gb of ram required is new info (I'm pretty sure I have 'good' hardware)... That machine does not have 1 gb... I'll try this machine (4 gb) when it is done with its updates...

Thank you for the update! (I'll call this solved on this info)


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tadiv (tadiv-comcast) said :

So - on the 4 gb machine - it did return to the former session, but the applications were mostly unresponsive... I would say that the hibernate worked, but not well enough to be useful...