Subject: Re: Call for testers: ACPI suspend/resume, part 2
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/19/2007 14:04:50
On Wed, 19 Dec 2007, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> I've also added a NULL pmf_device_register() to the i915 drm
> code. This is perhaps not perfect, but since X is not active
> anyway when suspending it should be OK for now.

You know, I'm actually fine with this. You're absolutely right, and 
since this code is experimental anyway..

> Now the box suspends. To make it wakeup without reset, I need the
> sysctl -w machdep.acpi_vbios_reset=0
> And to get a display again, I also need the
> vbetool post
> The latter appearently conflicts with the automatic screen
> switching in the wscons suspend code; I'd suggest to remove
> that from the kernel and leave it to userland.

It should stay in the kernel; joerg has plans to add a 'vbetool post' 
equivalent to the kernel that will resolve this issue.

> The network (bge0: ASIC BCM5752 A2 (0x6002)) doesn't come up
> on resume, so I also need some /etc/rc.d/network stop/start.
> (The default route is still lost... Have to figure out what
> fails here.)

I haven't looked at that driver, do you have time?

> USB is dead, as others reported. Sound (azalia) works.

Ugh, we really need to look at this USB issue.. I'm burnt out trying to 
make it work on my Thinkpad for now though, wasted too much time on it 

> So generally it looks good. Thanks for your work!

Glad it (mostly) works! Can you add an entry to the wiki with your