Suspend to disk on a Toshiba Portege R100
nate at root.org
Fri Feb 11 16:39:26 PST 2005
ZC Wong wrote:
> The default value of hw.acpi.s4bios is 1, but it does the same thing as S3
> instead of what it's supposed to do.
Yes, sounds like you need a suspend partition. Perhaps Toshiba has a
utility on their website to build this. Alternately, if you know the
partition type you can use fips or Partition Magic to create one
manually. Be careful not to damage your partition table and lose data.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nate Lawson [mailto:nate at root.org]
> Sent: Saturday, February 12, 2005 12:08 AM
> To: ZC Wong
> Cc: freebsd-acpi at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Suspend to disk on a Toshiba Portege R100
> ZC Wong wrote:
>>I installed FreeBSD 5.3 release on my Toshiba Portege R100.
>>S4BIOS worked but it doesn't suspend to disk, it looks like it's
>>basically doing the same thing as S3 when I try "acpiconf -s 4" with
>>hw.acpi.s4bios set to 1. S4OS (hw.acpi.s4bios=0) doesn't work, it brings
>>the machine down.
> Is hw.acpi.s4bios set when you boot or are you overriding it?
>>It looks like s4bios needs some sort of hibernation partition to work
>>properly, but I haven't found anything about fixing up such kind of
>>partition on Toshiba???
>>Alternatively, the handbook I found in freebsd.org dosen't say if I need
>>any special configuration to allow S4OS to work?
> S4OS is not implemented yet, no estimated start date on work.
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