Bug 140953 - Suspend to disk not working with ACPI enabled
Suspend to disk not working with ACPI enabled
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-11-26 17:15 EST by Craig Williamson
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:13 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-02 20:41:58 EDT
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Description Craig Williamson 2004-11-26 17:15:13 EST
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Description of problem:
Hardware: Toshiba Satellite A30 Laptop
Software: Fedora Core 3 with latest updates
With kernel enabled with ACPI:
Grub config:
"kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.9-1.681_FC3 ro root=LABEL=/ acpi=on rhgb quiet"

Good: Good reliable power management when running.
Bad: Suspend to disk doesn't work when shutting lid on laptop.
Ugly: Suspend to RAM works but will not resume properly (screen is
blank) after pressing power button.

Note:  When using the 'echo 4 > /proc/acpi/sleep' or 'echo 4 >
/sys/power/state' commands (to get the laptop to suspend to disk) no
response is heard or seen.  According to the boot up configurations
the acpid daemon is running but that is all I know.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Shut laptop lid.
2.  Wait
3.  Laptop does not turn off.

Actual Results:  The laptop did not suspend to disk.

Expected Results:  The laptop should suspend to disk

Additional info:
Comment 1 Alex Butcher 2004-11-28 19:51:16 EST
This is quite common. If you care enough, you'll probably want to
patch the kernel to get the standard 2.6 software suspend feature
working again, or use <http://softwaresuspend.berlios.de/>. Either
way, it 'ain't gonna be easy. Oh, and even if you manage to get
suspend working, you may find that some of the hardware doesn't like
resuming - especially things like video and networking.
Comment 2 petrosyan 2005-01-05 00:44:06 EST
to fix suspend to RAM try passing "acpi_sleep=s3_bios" to kernel bootline
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2005-07-15 16:00:19 EDT
An update has been released for Fedora Core 3 (kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3) which
may contain a fix for your problem.   Please update to this new kernel, and
report whether or not it fixes your problem.

If you have updated to Fedora Core 4 since this bug was opened, and the problem
still occurs with the latest updates for that release, please change the version
field of this bug to 'fc4'.

Thank you.
Comment 4 Dave Jones 2005-10-02 20:41:58 EDT
This bug has been automatically closed as part of a mass update.
It had been in NEEDINFO state since July 2005.
If this bug still exists in current errata kernels, please reopen this bug.

There are a large number of inactive bugs in the database, and this is the only
way to purge them.

Thank you.

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