Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 246435
Suspend / Resume on a Dell D420 doesnt work
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:51:30 EST
I have played around now for hours with suspend resume on my Dell D420
I have also tried s2ram from opensuse which works fine with FC6.
But now with F7 i can get suspend/resume working anymore.
i have already looked at http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/quirk
enabling pm_trace outputs:
cat dmesg.txt | grep "hash matches"
hash matches drivers/base/power/resume.c:70
what does this mean.
iwl3945 mac80211 are already in unload_modules.
has anyone a d420 with f7 and a working suspend/resume setup?
i have now removed
<merge key="power_management.quirk.vbestate_restore" type="bool">true</merge>
from the fdi file because i use the intel video driver.
now it look like this
<match key="system.hardware.product" contains="D420">
<merge key="power_management.quirk.vbe_post" type="bool">true</merge>
i have restarted the hal service but lshal | grep quirk
lshal | grep quirk
power_management.quirk.vbe_post = true (bool)
power_management.quirk.vbestate_restore = true (bool)
also after a system reboot. any ideas?
Booting the 2.6.20-1.2952.fc6 makes suspend/resume to ram work on my d420. The
2.6.21-1.3228.fc7 does not work (hibernate works though).
I have a D520/intel 945 which suspends pretty fine, but the display is off when
it resumes. "Fix" is to go to VT1 (control-alt-f1) -> hit Fn+F8 (the
CRT/LCD-button) -> back to X (control-alt-f7). This gives me my display back.
I think i've also seen it happen when the screen has been suspended/powered down.
I'm posting in this thread because of the talk about intel video etc.
I suspended via System->suspend in the gnome menu.
Jørgen: I'm also a UiO student, you can contact me directly at
What is the output of the following command?
lshal | egrep "(system.hardware.(product|vendor|version)|smbios.bios.version)"
Maybe your system matches for several rules in the fdi, where one enables
The fdi files belong to hal-info, maybe someone maintaining hal-info knows more.
Therefore I changed the component to hal-info for this bug.
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Please see http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/quirk/ - does that help?
i switched to fedora 9, now suspend / resume works perfect
Thank you for reporting back. Closing bug as per comment #7.
Installed Fedora 9, and now the bug is back - probably because the quirks got
lost after the reinstall (I edited some xml-file on fedora 7 to make it do the
Please reopen this bug.
(In reply to comment #9)
> Installed Fedora 9, and now the bug is back - probably because the quirks got
> lost after the reinstall (I edited some xml-file on fedora 7 to make it do the
> Please reopen this bug.
Imho it would be better if you figure out which quirks need to be used (after I
read the comments here, I am not sure what you changed in your xml file) and
submit it to the maintainers of these xml files, here is a howto: