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Re: suspend questions

Am Donnerstag, den 16.07.2009, 07:57 -0500 schrieb Jeremy C. Reed:
> I have a Dell D610 which is listed on
> I haven't tested yet, because need to upgrade from 4.0 first.
> How do you suspend? I heard about sysctls that are used to trigger it.
> I read that I may need to run vbetool to turn my display back on. How do I 
> trigger that? I have powerd running ... any sensor/trigger to identify the 
> unsuspend?
> Also I don't even know how to unsuspend. Just press power button?
> Open laptop lid?

On Dell Latitude Plattform you can press the power button (if lid is
opened) or open the lid (if lid is closed). If you're using a docking
stations power button (and/or dell-monitor-stand power button) the lid
can stay closed (in conjunction with an external monitor).

> Any instructions or examples would be useful.
> Also what about suspend to disk? I can't find any docs on that, but I 
> found many postings about it working or not working.
> Also does anyone know if the
> Toshiba A215-S7422
> Toshiba Satellite L350-S1701
> laptops work with suspend to ram? to disk?
> Thanks

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