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Re: [Suspend-devel] willing to contribute - so laptops suspend better - but how?



On 5/31/07, Valent Turkovic <valent turkovic gmail com> wrote:
On 5/31/07, Valent Turkovic <valent turkovic gmail com> wrote:
> On 5/30/07, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw sisk pl> wrote:
> > On Wednesday, 30 May 2007 15:27, Valent Turkovic wrote:
> > > On 5/24/07, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw sisk pl> wrote:
> > > > On Thursday, 24 May 2007 22:03, you wrote:
> > > > > On 5/24/07, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw sisk pl> wrote:
> > > > > > On Thursday, 24 May 2007 20:49, Valent Turkovic wrote:
> > > > > > > On 5/24/07, Richard Hughes <hughsient gmail com> wrote:
> > > > > > > > On Thu, 2007-05-24 at 10:19 +0200, Valent Turkovic wrote:
> > > > > > > > > Hi,
> > > > > > > > > can you please look at the issue I'm having.
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > I would like to help troubleshoot my laptop and then other 10 I have
> > > > > > > > > access to but I can't find how to do that.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Do any of the 10 work?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Is there any wiki page or some other resource that I can use? Or can
> > > > > > > > > you look at this one and give me some specific pointers?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/quirk/ is the only
> > > > > > > > documentation for the pm-utils and hal-info quirks. There are lots of
> > > > > > > > other pages dealing with suspend - http://en.opensuse.org/S2ram is also
> > > > > > > > very good.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > I posted a bug for fedora 7 but I can't suspend this laptop also with
> > > > > > > > > Fedora Core 6 or Ubuntu Feisty - it can only suspend and resume under
> > > > > > > > > OpenSuse when I use additional options for s2ram as I wrote in my bug
> > > > > > > > > report - please read it and add your precious knowledge about this
> > > > > > > > > subject.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > TBH, you should probably use the same quirks as s2ram on your machine -
> > > > > > > > assuming the kernel version is similar.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Richard.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Ok, it seams I have some bios problem issues!
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I wen't back to OpenSuse 10.2 in which I claimed suspend works - and
> > > > > > > it did work before - now it doesn't work anymore!
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I had to upgrade my bios in order to get Intel VT option in bios - and
> > > > > > > that FINALLY enabled me to run Xen virtualisation! But it seams that
> > > > > > > this new bios now has some other issues so not even OpenSuse which
> > > > > > > worked doesn't now :(
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > First time I tried to suspend under OpenSuse 10.2 it freezed, and
> > > > > > > second time it started to wakeup but some really strange noises came
> > > > > > > from the HDD that FREAKED me out! I powered it off as soon as possible
> > > > > > > - and everything worked fine on power up!
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Do you have any information, does Intel virtualisation have any thing
> > > > > > > to do with suspend/resume? Does it need to be disabled in order for
> > > > > > > suspend/resume to work?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Does anyone have some more experience testing new laptops with Intel
> > > > > > > VT technology?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I have no experience with that, but why don't you check whether or not the
> > > > > > suspend works if you disable the VT in the kernel configuration?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Rafael
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Please check out update on my bug report:
> > > > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=240964
> > > > >
> > > > > I disabled Intel VT in bios and I still can't get Fedora to resume,
> > > > > not even with different quirks. Suspend and resume in OpenSuse now
> > > > > works again!
> > > >
> > > > If OpenSUSE works, then please try s2ram on Fedora.  Also the OpenSUSE kernel
> > > > may contain some patches that are not present in the Fedora kernel.
> > > >
> > > > The virtualization apparently doesn't agree with the suspend ...
> > > >
> > > > Rafael
> > > >
> > >
> > > I tried s2ram and updated my bugzilla post but ddin't reply you.
> > > s2ram with same options that work for opensuse doesn't work with fedora.
> >
> > This indicates that the kernels are different.
> >
> > Could you check if a vanilla kernel.org kernel (preferably 2.6.22-rc3) works
> > for you?
> >
> > Rafael
> >
>
> How much time does it take to configure vanilla kernel to run with
> fedora? Can you give me some guide or some general info.
>
> I'm not willing to do this if it takes 5 hours just to see what
> happens... if we can draw some mayor conclusion and if I can give some
> valuable feedback then I have no problem doing this.
>
> I still need some guide or some howto for making vanilla kernel work
> with fedora.
>
> I player with building kernels few years ago but I didn't do it since
> them so I'm a bit rusted.
>
> I was doing custome kernel building on suse and I know that suse has
> some tools that make that process really easy - tools for copying
> existing configuration to new kernel and others.
>
>

I went to:
http://people.redhat.com/davej/kernels/Fedora/fc7/RPMS.kernel/i686/

and installed kernel 2.6.21-1.3209.fc7

I'm of to testing it and report back.


I tried devel kernel - 2.6.21-1.3209.fc7
the same issue - suspends ok, freezes on resume (with iwl3945 module
blacklisted).

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