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Re: suspend & resume

Am Sa, den 17.07.2004 um 21:54 Uhr +0200 schrieb Jos Vos:
> On Sat, Jul 17, 2004 at 02:32:49PM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > One problem I had with the laptop here is that while I
> > could get suspend to work easily, in order to resume it
> > I had to press the power button.  This meant that after
> Isn't this laptop-dependent? 

Programmable; Related to this is:


Is in the newest ACPI-Patch from


>  And how is this normally done using
> Windows? 

Most resume on Power-Button, some also on Lid opening (the last only

> > If the "shut down when the power button is hit" behaviour
> > is hurting more people than it helps, I'd like to get it
> > removed and replaced with something that works ;)
> I don't see this problem in my configuration.

In default config a Windows PC will shut down cleanly when you press the
power button. That's nice and I like it that Linux does the same these
days. But sometimes a short "really shut down" question would be nice...
Also,  a config Option if the system should go to sleep or to suspend
would be nice. 


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