Subject: Re: 2.0G breaks thinkpad
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/03/2004 12:48:13
In message <>, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo writes:
>"Steven M. Bellovin" <> writes:
>> My daughter has new Thinkpad R51 that's had no such problems, under 
>> 2.0beta.  I did write an apmd/resume script to restart dhclient, under 
>> the assumption that if you've moved you may need new addresses, but not 
>> due to any carrier detect bugs.
>I kick dhclient on resume, as well, but find that wm0 sometimes fails
>to come properly back online.  That's why I've started ifconfig-ing it
>down on suspend, and back up on resume, before waking dhclient.

I've always had to do that on Thinkpads -- something about IBM's BIOS 
not liking to suspend with a network interface active -- but we haven't 
had to do here.

		--Steve Bellovin,