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Suspend to Disk with a Apple Powerbook G4 12"
12th September 2008

According to this Ubuntu bugreport some people still seem to have problems to hibernate 12" pbooks. Hibernate is working on these machines with patches since about Linux 2.6.5 and mainline support is there since about 2.6.12.

I used pbbuttonsd to hibernate for a long time and it worked really well but switched to using the Gnome/HAL infrastructure (which in turn uses pm-utils) recently since it has a much nicer integration into the rest of the desktop (locks the screen, etc.). There were two minor adjustments necessary to get things to work an a PowerBook6,1 and Powerbook6,4 within Debian:

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