Subject: Re: Call for testing: ACPI standby/suspend support
To: Vincent <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/09/2006 16:06:02
On Thu, 09 Mar 2006 19:52:42 +0100
Vincent <> wrote:

> ath0: ath_cardbus_power
> pckbd0: suspending
> pckdbport: command timeout
> pckbd_disable: command error
> pckbd_slot_enable(0) failed
> then it goes to sleep. The power led blinks, as well as one of the leds 
> of my Netgear PC-Card IEEE 802.11g, which is nice. But when I try to 
> wake it up using the ON/OFF switch, I hear the fan spinning again, but 
> that's all. The power LED gets back to a steady light, the LED of the 
> PC-Card goes on blinking, the screen does not light, and the keyboard 
> stays inoperative. I have to switch off through the dirty method (long 
> press on the ON/OFF switch) to reboot it correctly.
I have problems on one of my machines with those command timeout
messages.  I don't know what they're from, but all I can do is reboot.
It seems to be related to closing and reopening the keyboard if I leave

Can you ping the machine?  Log in remotely?  Plug in a USB keyboard?

		--Steven M. Bellovin,