Re: Linux on Dell D600 - occasional S3 waking problems

From: Jeppe R. Andersen (jeppe.andersen_at_wasteyourbandwidth.gmail.com)
Date: 12/23/04

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    Hi,

    You may find the description on
    http://www.hep.phy.cam.ac.uk/~andersen/fedora2latitude600.html useful. I
    have suspend to ram (S3) working on Fedora Core 3, just without the DRI
    graphic acceleration.

    Cheers,

    Jeppe

    On Sat, 02 Oct 2004 15:39:33 +0000, David wrote:

    > Hi everyone,
    >
    > I wonder if someone could help me? I have been setting up Linux (Fedora
    > Core 2) on my brothers Dell Inspiron D600.
    >
    > After installing FC2 (which went fine) I recompiled a patched kernel by
    > following the instructions at http://www.loria.fr/~thome/d600/. I have
    > also installed the intel wireless driver, which is working fine (though
    > I did have to write a script to bring the interface up properly).
    >
    > S3 sleep (suspend to RAM) does work now, BUT sometimes (not very often)
    > the computer fails to wake up from sleep. Oh, the other strange thing is
    > that when the computer wakes it seems to get stuck on the initial text
    > screen (about restarting tasks) until you press a key on the keyboard.
    > Then it continues without a problem. _Sometimes_ though when I wake it
    > up (open the lid) the screen just stays black. It does come out of sleep
    > mode, but doesn't do anything else. It's unpingable and doesn't seem to
    > respond to anything except powering off (by holding down the power button)
    >
    > Does anyone have any ideas of what might be causing this? I can't seem
    > to find any pattern to it.
    >
    > kernel: 2.6.8.1 with patches from http://www.loria.fr/~thome/d600/
    > Fedora Core 2
    > Dell Inspiron D600 (1024x768 resolution)
    >
    > Thanks,
    >
    > -- David


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