Subject: Re: ThinkPad X20 not suspending with X11?
To: Lars-Johan Liman <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: port-i386
Date: 05/09/2002 16:26:04
In message <>, Lars-Johan Liman writes:
>> Do you have to "take down" X11 or is it sufficient to switch to
>> another virtual console?
>(Two painful fsck's later:)
>It's sufficient to switch to a "txt" console.

Suspending Thinkpads has always been a challenge, but at least on my 
T21, I can do it via /etc/apm/suspend contortions.  This is 
strengthening the need for a progarmmatic way to switch consoles.

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