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Re: Potential blockers for FC12



On Fri, 2009-10-02 at 20:17 +0200, Kjartan Maraas wrote:
> fr., 02.10.2009 kl. 14.02 -0400, skrev Will Woods:
> > On Fri, 2009-10-02 at 19:44 +0200, Kjartan Maraas wrote:
> >  
> > > I also see freezes without having suspended which is what the last
> > > report I listed was about. This is with i945. The problem started for me
> > > when KMS was enabled which IIRC was before F11 so it could still be
> > > related.
> > 
> > Are you sure it's an actual freeze? Some i915 laptops have had problems
> > with the display going dark after lid close - see 
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=489907
> > and
> > http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=21230
> > which is the upstream bug.
> > 
> > The system is still active, the screen has just gone back. And note that
> > actual suspend/resume works totally fine (and the display comes back
> > normally) for my system that has this problem. Switching the system to
> > suspend on all lid closes (even on battery) makes life much more
> > bearable.
> > 
> The freezes I've seen have happened after boot and without me closing
> the lid at all so I think this is something separate.
> 
> The "hang" after suspend/resume looks like it could be something like
> this though. Hitting caps lock turns on the led at least. I still can't
> even shut down using the power button or ctrl+alt+delete.
> 
> I'll look at the reports above and comment if it seems relatede.

I've been having problems with my system locking up completely after
(usually) less than a minute requiring a long press of the power button
to be able to reboot.

I'm on a Dell Laptop with and ati chipset, so if this is the same then
it may not be an 'intel' thing.

I've looking into the X log, but it doesn't seem to contain anything
useful for reporting.

This has been a problem for about 6 weeks (in my case) but with limited
time and having been away for the past three weeks, I haven't had a
chance to report and had hoped it would resolve in the 3 weeks I was
away (it hasn't).

I've even had these lockups when in a VT (with X still running in
background).


R.


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