[CentOS] Re: Trying to understand Suspend 2
rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Jun 15 12:22:32 UTC 2007
OK. some follow-on questions.
Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 07:45:25PM -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> I am trying to understand Suspend 2 and what I have to do to get it
>> working in Centos 5. There is quite a bit for it at ATrpms:
>> The later is the kernel patches that they refer to at the Suspend2
>> website, so I don't have to recompile the kernel?
> No, that's the kernel already built for you.
I ASSuME there is nothing there that is RH specific and can be used with
Centos. Afterall, I HAVE been doing this for madwifi...
> But note: There is a new kernel in build and new kmdl for that kernel,
> so you may want to hold off for 12-24h before installing. You can of
> course already install the 8.1.4 kernel and then let yum update (with
> the yum-plugin-kmdl) do its magic.
Yeah, I gathered something is afoot. I have 2.6.18-8.1.4. But when I
included the ATrpms repo, it was trying to install 2.6.20 something (or
>> I noticed that over at: http://www.atrpms.net/dist/el5/madwifi/
>> There are even rpms for BOTH Suspend2 and Madwifi (my situation, and I
>> have been using the 'regular' madwifi parts for over a year now).
> Yes, all kmdls are built for the vendor kernel and the suspend2 kernels.
>> So can anyone give me a bit of guidance/confirmation on setting up Suspend2.
> Point yum to ATrpms and do
> yum install kernel-suspend2
> Boot into it and if you want some kmdl like madwifi do
> yum install madwifi madwifi-kmdl-`uname -r`
> If you want to do that before booting into the new kernel then replace
> `uname -r` with the uname-r-to-be.
Now I am 'confused'. is your first reference of 'uname -r' exactly
what I am to enter? Or is there something I am to put in its place even
after a reboot? And what is 'uname -r' ????
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