[Pm-utils] Fwd: Suddenly lost the ability to suspend
victor.lowther at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 16:47:11 PST 2009
On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 11:23 -0500, Ryan Hughes wrote:
> One more thing: It's not a hardware problem -- Windows still knows how to
If only it were that easy do diagnose. :(
> --Ryan ~ http://iheartryan.com ~
> On Tue, 3 Feb 2009, Ryan Jud Hughes wrote:
> > 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
> > debugging info?
> > Thanks.
> > --Ryan
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