Re: APM on a HP Omnibook XE3

From: Robert Szentmihalyi (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 12:48:20 EST

Am Mittwoch, 10. Oktober 2001 20:54 schrieb Juan Quintela:
> >>>>> "robert" == Robert Szentmihalyi
> >>>>> <> writes:
> >> >
> >> > For me Fn+F12 works.
> robert> unfortunately not for me....
> You need to have a partition created with the recovery CD, it
> don't work if you create it with normal fdisk (and it will
> destroy your data in the disk, do a backup first).

I have created the hibernation partition with lphdisk and it works
under Windows 2000, so I guess there's nothing wrong with it.

> z>> > apm -s & apm -S fails.
> >> works only if you have a suspend-on-disk partition.
> robert> I have created one with lphdisk and it works under
> Win2k...
> robert> The HP support people say the new omnibook BIOS is not
> APM robert> compilant any more.
> I have the omnibook lastest BIOS as end of July, it will work
> only with Fn+F12. I don't remind the version, can check when
> rebooting.

Mine reports:
PhoenixBIOS 4.0 Release 6.0

Could you check yours?
I'd be really interested...

> robert> ACPI only...
> robert> Suspend-to-disk with API is not yet supported and I can't
> use robert> software suspend because of reiserfs
> robert> I guess I have to wait for proper hibernation support
> with ACPI....
> I am also waiting for it, as I can not suspend to RAM, but
> suspend to disk is working nicely here (what is an advantage
> while waiting).
> Later, Juan.

so long,

Where do you want to be tomorrow?

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