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You need swap to properly hibernate, which means save the current state of the system to disk, power off the computer, then resume the previous state. However you don't need a swap partition/file to suspend the system, the difference here is in this case, the kernel will only turn off non-essential devices of the computer, (everything except, northbridge, ...


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Since the RAM is copied to a file when the computer enters hibernation and read back from that file when it wakes, the swappiness setting would not have any direct impact on it. The only things that could actually speed it up would be to... remove memory from the system, which would be counter productive for all other operations get a faster hard (or SSD) ...



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