Subject: Re: laptop suspend/resume
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/02/2005 09:23:07
On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 05:08:11PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> In message <>, 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.

I was not running X, I was in single-user mode when I first tried it.  I
tried in a text console from multi-user mode this time, but it has the same
problem.  Switching consoles doesn't work.  I don't think it's a mere
display problem, since the laptop doesn't respond to ping either.