On 13/10/16 16:33, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
Could someone point me in the right direction: how can I disable
hybernate/suspend in CentOS 7?
I get workstations for graduate students with decent amount of RAM (32
GB), and for machines with large RAM I either do not have swap at all of
have some small (4 GB) swap. As I remember from older manuals, one has to
have at least twice amount of swap compared to physical RAM for
hybernate/suspend to work. This probably is what bit me: new Dells came
with keyboard that has sleep button, when one hits that button the machine
locks up. (it stays powered on, does not respond mouse, keyboard, does not
I would like to disable that sleep button on keyboard. (I'm kind of trying
to avoid replacing keyboard with the ones that do not have "sleep" key).
Thanks a lot for all your help!
You should be able to do this with PolicyKit:
This solution is for RHEL6, but the same polkit rule should work on RHEL7.
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