Bug#902416: systemd: systemctl hibernate: unable to resume after upgrade

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Wed Jun 27 15:03:26 BST 2018

Am 27.06.2018 um 14:17 schrieb Joel Cross:
> I have attached both logs.

Ok, thanks for the logs. So it looks like no proper hibernation image
was written to disk.

If you run "systemctl hibernate", systemd-logind logind will notify
clients via D-Bus that the system is going to hibernate.
Then systemd will start the hibernate.target which in turn starts
systemd-hibernate.service. This service will call
"/lib/systemd/systemd-sleep hibernate"

The code for this binary is at

Joel, can you execute "/lib/systemd/systemd-sleep hibernate" directly
and see what happens then.

This will help narrow down the problem, as we don't have any D-Bus
notifications this way and other programs possibly interfering with
If the above command fails, then it's likely a problem in that executable.

These are the changes between v238 and v239:

$ git log --oneline v238..v239 -- sleep.c
0cd41d4df Drop my copyright headers
96b2fb93c tree-wide: beautify remaining copyright statements
0c6979413 tree-wide: remove Lennart's copyright lines
818bf5463 tree-wide: drop 'This file is part of systemd' blurb
a1230ff97 basic/log: add the log_struct terminator to macro
4d09e1c8b Merge pull request #8676 from keszybz/drop-license-boilerplate
0ca906ace sleep: Move the error level debugging for write_mode and
17c40b3a8 sleep: Add support for setting a disk offset when hibernating
11a158922 tree-wide: drop license boilerplate
e68c79db9 Rename suspend-to-hibernate to suspend-then-hibernate
c58493c00 Introduce suspend-to-hibernate (#8274)

The only one which looks slighly relevant might be

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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