Subject: Re: 2.0G breaks thinkpad
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/03/2004 12:48:13
In message <email@example.com>, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo writes:
>"Steven M. Bellovin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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, http://www.research.att.com/~smb