[Pm-utils] Fwd: Suddenly lost the ability to suspend
Ryan Jud Hughes
ryan at iheartryan.com
Tue Feb 3 07:47:20 PST 2009
Hi. I've been running my laptop for about a year. It's a Lenovo-branded
Thinkpad R61. For most of its life, everything went fine. Suddenly,
about a month ago, I lost the ability to suspend.
I'm using Ubuntu 8.04, with a variety of their kernels, such as 2.6.22-14.
I'd like to tell you what version of pm-suspend I'm using, but typing
'pm-suspend --version' causes the screen to go blank and bumps me to some
blank virtual console or something.
This is the same thing that happens when I use any combination of quirks
I've tried. I get bumped to some blank virtual console. Perhaps VC 7
without X graphics on it. Hitting alt-F7 takes me back into X. Nothing
shows up in the syslog or in /var/log/pm-suspend.log. The machine stays
active. The screen is on, it responds to ssh, all calculations continue.
Just that slight bump to the graphics is the only way I know that anything
at all has happened.
The traditional quirks to use with this hardware platform are s3-mode and
s3-bios. That combination has the same results as any other combination.
So what should I try? How can I get some more information out of there?
Do I need to set it to some sort of debug mode in order to get the
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