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It takes about 5 minutes most of the time to hibernate my Ubuntu 10.10. This is unacceptable! Is there a work-around I could use to improve the situation? Thank you.

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

Install the uswsusp package. It compresses the data as it writes it out so the process goes faster. 5 minutes seems a bit extreme though, pointing to a more serious hardware problem.

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Thanks,trying it now. – Findrzkeeprz Mar 23 '11 at 19:35
Works effortlessly, Thanks alot @psusi, It beats me why this is not installed by default. I can hibernate under 15 seconds and start up again under 10 seconds. – Findrzkeeprz Mar 23 '11 at 19:42
After scanning this question I decided to try the package myself, and I am impressed with the decrease in the time to hibernate. Thanks. – jwernerny Mar 28 '11 at 12:06

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