Subject: Re: test pmfified ex(4) please - patch attached
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Nicolas Joly <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/20/2007 16:48:00
On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 10:33:51AM -0500, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> >Work fine on my DELL Inspiron 2600 with ex@pci, both for suspend and
> >resume. This is great as i can't make the screen back ... even with
> >issueing a `vbetool post' command.
> As a workaround, I've observed on Dell laptops if you enable a power-on 
> password in the BIOS, it may be enough to bring the display back on 
> resume.

Unfortunately, this does not work ...

Both `power-on' and `hdd-access' BIOS passwords seems to be ignored
when resuming as i do not need to enter anything and the screen stays

Nicolas Joly

Biological Software and Databanks.
Institut Pasteur, Paris.