Subject: Re: Neat!
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/19/2001 14:55:12
In message <email@example.com>, jmcneill@invis
>> Nope. Under both BSD/OS and NetBSD, an attempt to send the laptop to
>> sleep gets "unable to enter requested state". I am assuming I have to,
>> say, ifconfig everything down first, but I haven't been able to find out
>> which thing is not-yet-down that I need to shut off. I patched the
>> kernel once to go through trying individual devices, and was able to get
>> the screen to blank (X can't do this on this display, yet) and get a hard
>> drive shutting down noise, but I haven't been able to get the ALL_DEVICES
>> sleep to work.
>I didn't add any power management code to the esa driver -- could that
>potentially be the culprit?
No, because the problem existed before I added the ESA driver.
FWIW, ESS has written back to me with a GPL'd/trade secreted copy of a
Linux driver, and seems to be having trouble understanding that this doesn't