Bruce Cran bruce at cran.org.uk
Wed Aug 18 10:26:56 UTC 2010

On Wed, 18 Aug 2010 03:55:12 -0500
Depo Catcher <depocatcher at gmail.com> wrote:

> I can't find any good docs or guides to this.  I checked the
> handbook, but had a bunch of references to 5.x.
> Can anyone point me to the right direction?
> I'd like to go with FreeBSD 8.1 amd64 for my next system.
> Hibernation and Wake on Lan would both be useful.

The only support for hibernation is via the BIOS with a special
partition. Unfortunately as far as I know it rarely, if ever, works.
Windows (I don't know about Linux) bypasses the BIOS/ACPI and just
dumps the contents of memory to disk before powering off.

Bruce Cran

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