Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 228594
Dell Inspiron 8600 w ATI Mobility Radeon fails to resume after suspend
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:49:13 EST
System fails to resume after closing/opening laptop lid (Dell Inspiron 8600 with
ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 M10 display adapter).
All FC6 core modules up to date using yum (kernel: 2.6.19-1.2895.fc6).
Always reproducible: Start system, log on. Close lid, system syspends, 10s
later open lid, system starts resuming, but display fails to initialize. The
display cycles through all GREY, RED, GREEN BLUE,... every few seconds forever
(until powered down).
- Attached relevant /var/log/messages from point of suspension to point of
powering down, showing the failed suspend/resume sequence followed by "kudzu -p"
If additional info or trace required, please advise what/how and I will provide.
Created attachment 148018 [details]
/var/log/messages suspend/resume section followed by kudzu -p info
Not a gnome-power-manager bug, more likely kernel.
(This is a mass-update to all current FC6 kernel bugs in NEW state)
I'm reviewing this bug list as part of the kernel bug triage project, an attempt
to isolate current bugs in the Fedora kernel.
I am CC'ing myself to this bug, however this version of Fedora is no longer
Please attempt to reproduce this bug with a current version of Fedora (presently
Fedora 8). If the bug no longer exists, please close the bug or I'll do so in a
few days if there is no further information lodged.
Thanks for using Fedora!
This bug *was fixed* when Fedora 8 first came out (in Nov/07).
Unfortunately one of the recent kernel updates (2 or three updates ago)
*reintroduced* this bug into Fedora 8 :-( Now I can again reproduce the bug by
entering suspend mode (by any means - closing laptop, or pressing Fn-Suspend)
and waking up the laptop). The screen goes all-grey and stays like that. Have
to power down by long power button press.
I am using the FC8 packaged ATI drivers.
Please attempt any applicable quirks listed at
http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/quirk/ as well
I apologize, I *was* using the ATI binary drivers installed as described at
FedoraSolved.org (Search: ATI drivers) (running quirk-checker pointed this out)
Removing these drivers fixed the suspend/resume problem. Thanks!
This bug has reappeared after the recent large update with kernel and X11-ati
driver packages update.
Can you possibly try the quirks listed in comment #5?
Yes, I've tried the options with pm-suspend... None made it come back. Cycles
with uniform colored screen grey, blue, red,... Has to be powered down with
the power button. The x11-ati driver package ("to bring up to date with ATI
6.3.8 drivers") makes no difference - still fails to come back from suspend.
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