My charging pin woes, and hibernate/resume

David Fraser davidf at
Thu Aug 27 06:19:10 CDT 2009

----- "O. Sinclair" <o.sinclair at> wrote:

> Tom Chiverton wrote:
> > 2009/8/26 David Fraser <davidf at>:
> >> So does this need to be bigger than my current memory size (4GB)?
> > 
> > Certainly it needs enough free to put your used physical RAM in (at
> > least, that used to be true).
> > 
> snip>
> If I remember correctly the swap is recommended to be 2* RAM for suspend 
> and hibernate. I have forgotten since long where I found the 
> recommendation but have followed it since and have no problems with 
> using either function.

Helpful, thanks, I'll try that

> Running Kubuntu 8.04 on a Dell Vostro 1400/Inspiron 1420
> If it seems to tricky to get said pin out is it not time to contact Dell 
> and find a hardware technician in your area?

Yes, it seems like that's my best bet now...


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