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Posted Sep 25, 2009 6:28 UTC (Fri) by johill (subscriber, #25196)
Posted Sep 25, 2009 15:27 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
(I may have messed up terminology here: I can never remember which of 'suspend' and 'hibernate' is to disk and which to RAM. I've been talking about suspend-to-disk at all times, mainly because I've never managed to get suspending to RAM working with anything Linux-like *or* Windows-like. The last time I owned a machine *that* worked on was so long ago that it was running DOS...)
Posted Sep 26, 2009 6:43 UTC (Sat) by job (guest, #670)
Posted Sep 27, 2009 10:13 UTC (Sun) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Posted Sep 27, 2009 20:19 UTC (Sun) by khc (subscriber, #45209)
Posted Sep 27, 2009 13:15 UTC (Sun) by xoddam (subscriber, #2322)
I find rmmod works, though IIRC is not guaranteed to. So I happily rmmod iwlagn && insmod iwlagn and wireless lives indefinitely.
The only thing that crashes on me after extended use now is Firefox with its many tabs and sandboxed proprietary Flash player. Yet it all comes back in more-or-less the same state when I restart it, thanks to sqlite. Crash-only software rules, ok!
Posted Sep 25, 2009 16:27 UTC (Fri) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
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