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Re: FC6 and laptop suspend/resume: should be a high priority bug

Dave Jones <davej redhat com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 01:12:14PM -0500, Paul Johnson wrote:
>  > The last kernel on which my Dell D820 latitude would suspend & resume
>  > was 2.6.16.  For the last two months or so---all of th 2.6.17
>  > versions--have failed.  The systems suspend, but don't resume.
>  > 
>  > There are plenty of reports like this in bugzilla.redhat.com.  My
>  > opinion is that FC6 should not be released as final until the problem
>  > is addressed.  What do you think?
> Not really. If we held up the release for every machine that didn't
> suspend/resume, we'd never ship anything.
> The only real blocker items wrt to the kernel are
> "doesn't install"
> "doesn't boot"
> "can't download updates"

Got that one right... see the thread about yum seeing no updates ;-)

> "corrupts data"

Could we add "X starts, but only shows a blank screen; no keyboard or mouse
response"? (Happened to me yesterday after the updates from the day before,
haven't had time to corroborate)
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