06-15-2007, 02:18 PM
| | Re: Silence when in suspended mode
This sound more like hibernate than suspend.
Haggis McMutton wrote:
> I just installed Ubuntu and I was playing with the shutdown options. I
> tried shutdown and instead of going into low power mode it appeared to
> shut down the computer completely. Hard drives clicked off and the fan
> OK, I thought. Pressed power to start the computer up, I could hear the
> fan and hard drives start up again, then suddenly I was looking at the
> desktop. It appeared it did go into suspend mode but whilst in this noise
> the computer made no noise at all.
> How is this possible. Surely some CPU power is needed to keep everything
> in active memory and with no cooling fans isn't this bad for the
> computer's health?
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