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Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:41:46 +0200
From: Paul Bolle <pebolle@...cali.nl>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, "Rafael J. Wysocki"
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Subject: Re: [PATCH] Prefer kASLR over Hibernation

On wo, 2016-04-06 at 15:16 -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> And it seems like Fedora either doesn't either, or has a lot of people
> for whom it doesn't work:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1206936
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1224151
> http://blog.kriptonium.com/2015/12/fedora-23-hibernate.html

Which are all variations on a theme: add "resume=$SWAP" to your kernel
commandline, aren't they?

(No idea why that's needed since Fedora 22, but it cost me quite a bit
of head scratching to find out.)

Once that parameter was set hibernate functioned again on the few
laptops I, well, manage that run Fedora 22.

Thanks,


Paul Bolle 

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