Subject: Re: Neat!
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/19/2001 14:55:12
In message <>, jmcneill@invis writes:
>> 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