Subject: Re: laptop suspend/resume [was: Re: bet laptop for NetBSD?]
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: rudolf <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/01/2005 19:15:42
Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> In message <>, rudolf writes:
>>is the suspend/resume feature you are using described on following page?
>>What is happening with the content of RAM during suspend? Is it 
>>nessesary to have something in userland event scripts, or 'it just works'?
> Yes, that's it, and it mostly just works with APM kernels (but not, as 
> far as I know, with ACPI kernels, which is a problem).  It uses battery 
> power to keep RAM happy.
> Btw, I'm a little skeptical of some of the advice on that page.  Disk 
> technology has improved a lot since 1994; I wonder if the measurements 
> are still valid.
> 		--Steven M. Bellovin,


I'll give it a try.