Fwd: reboot command behaves different on Linux

David T-G d13@justpickone.org
Mon Mar 25 14:46:00 GMT 2013

Frank, et al --

...and then Frank Fesevur said...
% And what does sleep mean, hibernate to disk or to RAM? There is a lot
% of confusing about the terms hibernate. sleep, suspend and standy. If
% I understand it correctly, hibernate is to disk and the others are to
% RAM. But I can be wrong.

I concur that the three 's' functions, sleep/suspend/standby, are
equivalent.  Like anyone cares what I think, of course ;-)

But, yes, the key is whether one is talking about a long-term, no-power
complete state storage or a short-term, trickle-power operating mode.


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