> Yep, the modern suspend does that. Any luck getting hardware
> sleep/suspend going, by the way?
Proinnsias already talked about the ACPI side of things. I can confirm that
doing S3/suspend didn't work consistently. Sometimes it'd work, but if after
waking up I try to do it again, it fails. Doing S4/hibernate has worked
consistently (for N times where N < 10).
In the past I'd always do 'acpi=off' so I could use APM, which is what has
worked since I first started using this laptop. Close the lid, it does a
hardware sleep, open it up, hardware wakeup. However, until SuSE 9.1 the
builtin wifi interface always needed to be reset. In some cases, I had to
make sure to remove the orinoco_pci driver before putting it to sleep, or
when it woke up it wouldn't work and clung with desperation to the idea that
the driver was in use by something and wouldn't unload. The only solution
As I come up with excuses to look at replacing my laptop due to feature
problems, the kernel catches up and takes care of the worry-of-the-moment.
I bet if I was using something like an IBM Thinkpad I'd be equally pleased at
how effortless it's become.
Brendan Kehoe brendan at zen.orghttp://www.zen.org/~brendan/
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