error using hibernate

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Sat Mar 3 09:04:13 PST 2007


Je Co wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> For some days now, i'm googling around to search for an awnser why my 
> LiveCd x86-6.2-3 won't hibernate.
> 
> At boot: linux resume=/dev/hda2
> at prompt: swapon /dev/hda2
> at prompt: hibernate
> 
> it returns:
> '/bin/echo: write error : cannot allocate memory'

It looks like you have not formatted the swap partition with "mkswap 
/dev/hda2" before running swapon. Please verify that you have a non-zero 
amount of swap available with the "free" command.

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



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