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Re: getting ACPI suspend to work (on Dell Inspiron)



Same problem here, on Dell Latitude D600, using same scripts. . No,
couldn't fix it yet...

Sasha

On Fri, 2004-05-07 at 09:38, Jonathan Baron wrote:
> I've been trying to get "suspend" to work on a Dell Inspiron
> 9100.  Any of the sleep states will do, for a start.  Here's the
> relevant information:
> 
> I can blank the screen using
> xset dpms force off
> (which I have set on a button now)
> 
> I followed some instructions for getting ACPI to work on the
> Inspiron 8500, which were the best I could find for anything
> close: 
> http://ltswww.epfl.ch/~dsanta/resources/dell-i8500-linux
> 
> This almost works.  I think that the main reason it doesn't
> work is the change in the kernel, not the change from the i8500
> to the i9100.
> 
> Before I did this, Fn-Suspend (function key plus suspend button,
> which is on the Esc key) did nothing.  After rebooting, it now
> does something.  It blanks the screen for about 10 sec, and then
> the screen comes back.
> 
> Checking /var/log/acpi yields the following.  I can tell that
> some of this really happened, because I was logged in from
> another computer and I got cut off, so eth0 really stopped (but
> it came back spontaneously after the 10 sec).
> 
> The script for the i8500 uses apmd, which is supposedly disabled
> (but, as I say, it does something).  I suspect that there is
> another way to enter sleep states, to go into /etc/acpi/actions.
> (The links at the bottom of
> http://acpi.sourceforge.net/documentation/ seem to have a good
> discussion of sleep states and other things.)
> 
> Suggestions?
> 
> -----
> [Fri May  7 09:29:43 2004] received event "button/sleep SBTN
> 00000080 00000006"
> [Fri May  7 09:29:43 2004] notifying client 4947[500:500]
> [Fri May  7 09:29:43 2004] executing action
> "/etc/acpi/actions/suspend button/sleep SBTN 00000080 00000006"
> [Fri May  7 09:29:43 2004] BEGIN HANDLER MESSAGES
> Shutting down interface eth0:  [  OK  ]
> Shutting down loopback interface:  [  OK  ]
>  
> /dev/hda:
>  issuing standby command
>  
> /dev/hdc:
>  issuing standby command
> Mounting other filesystems:  [  OK  ]
> No APM support in kernel
> [Fri May  7 09:29:48 2004] END HANDLER MESSAGES
> [Fri May  7 09:29:48 2004] action exited with status 0
> [Fri May  7 09:29:48 2004] completed event "button/sleep SBTN
>  00000080 00000006"
> ----
> 
> -- 
> Jonathan Baron, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
> Home page:            http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~baron
> 



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