Subject: Re: Call for testing: ACPI standby/suspend support
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/09/2006 13:02:27
"Jared D. McNeill" <> writes:

> > With "apm -d -z", the same errors flash by on the console, and then it
> > does go into a low-power mode; the display goes off, I can hear the
> > disk spin down, and the wireless card turns off. When I press the
> > power button, the same mutex error occurs, but it does power back up
> > reasonably (I haven't tested that all devices work, but the disk,
> > shell, and console, at least, come back).
> >
> > So those errors might not be the real problem if they happen in both
> > -S and -z, but -z seems to kind-of work.
> Great to hear, thanks!!!

Sure thing.

One other oddity: when I *resume* from suspending, the laptop starts
blinking a suspend indicator (a small moon-shaped LED), and when I
suspend again, it turns off. This seems slightly backwards, but I
don't know what layer is responsible for it.

        - Nathan