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Re: Problem with msdosfs disklabels and geometry

On Thu, 15 Jan 2009 14:55:33 -0500
"Jared D. McNeill" <> wrote:

> Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Jan 2009 14:49:57 -0500
> > "Jared D. McNeill" <> wrote:
> > 
> >> Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> >>> doubt it will work for you anyway; I don't think that
> >>> suspend-to-disk on the T43 is a BIOS function, and NetBSD doesn't
> >>> support it at all.
> >> NetBSD does support ACPI S4bios where available.
> >>
> > Please clarify.  Are you saying that if the BIOS can do
> > suspend-to-disk via S4, we support it?  That makes sense; indeed, I
> > had older Thinkpads where suspend-to-disk was entirely done by the
> > BIOS, with little or no OS APM support.  I thought, though, that on
> > newer Thinkpads the OS had to do the bulk of the work.  That is
> > what I was questioning here.
> Saying that NetBSD doesn't support suspend-to-disk at all is not
> true; it is supported in the cases where the firmware assists (either
> using APM hibernate or ACPI S4bios). Plain S4 is not supported.
Thanks.  (I assume that T61s would use plain S4, since Fn+F12 on mine
does nothing...)

In any event, that suggests that the OP needs to verify how suspend-to-
disk works on the T43.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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