Subject: Re: laptop suspend/resume [was: Re: bet laptop for NetBSD?]
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 09/01/2005 17:08:11
In message <20050901205934.GA17057@lori.mine.nu>, Geert Hendrickx writes:
>On my laptop (a HP Pavilion zd8000), suspend seems to work (laptop goes
>down immediatly but power led keeps blinking), but resume doesn't: if I
>power the laptop back on, I just get all kinds of colors on my screen, but
>nothing happens. Is this a known problem, and is there a solution for it?
>Or is it just broken as it is?
I haven't had that problem but I've seen similar problems described.
Try switching to a different virtual console and back to your regular
one (I assume you're running X); alternatively, switch to a text
console before suspending.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb