Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 531453
Resume and start problems in F12
Last modified: 2010-12-03 22:38:52 EST
Created attachment 366427 [details]
Description of problem:
After suspend, when i try to resume the computer, it turns on, shows blank screen for 2-3 seconds, then the computer turns off. After next try, it boots normally, but don't resume. Same situation after shutdown. Computer can boot only for second try. The problem exists with kernel-PAE-2.6.30.x but none with kernel-PAE-2.6.29.x kernels.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Always by suspend or shutdown.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Suspend / shutdown
Can't boot for first try, which makes suspend/resume unusable.
Normal suspend/resume behavior.
Created attachment 366428 [details]
I have a similar resume-from-suspend problem on my System 76 (http://www.system76.com) pangolin laptop. The symptom is that my system won't resume at all. I press the power button to resume, but nothing happens. I hold it down for a long while and eventually, the system performs a fresh boot -- not a resume. On a good note, the resume-from-hibernate works. =)
In addition, although this is a different problem, my ability to disable the touch pad went away. I used to be able to select Fn-F1, but that doesn't work for this kernel. It works for the previous one.
I also noticed at one point extraneous garbage characters entering my input stream while typing. This prevented me from being able to switch users, because my password would always end up being incorrect.
With all that said, I'm very happy with the speed improvement. The system feels snappy/responsive like a system should feel.
Same problem here with a Sager NP9280: my system won't resume at all. It was working perfectly up through 18.104.22.168-64.fc11.x86_64, but suspend is broken in 22.214.171.124-90.fc11.x86_64 (don't know where the regression is). I can provide whatever additional information you specify.
Just confirming that this bug DOES still exist in 126.96.36.199-96.fc11.x86_64.
Ditto Comment #4.
Same problem here with the latest kernel. (188.8.131.52-96.fc11.i686.PAE)
The problem still exist after update to fedora 12, with kernel 184.108.40.206-127.fc12.i686.PAE
Then I can't upgrade to Fedora 12 because this is a show stopper. Because of the nature of my work, I *must* be able to suspend the computer.
Note: Hibernate appears to work, although the resume process takes longer, but at least you don't have to rebuild your session from scratch.
I've tried the kernel from updates testing (220.127.116.11-145.fc12.i686.PAE). Same problem.
Confirming that this bug does still exist in 18.104.22.168-99.fc11.x86_64. <sigh>
My MSI-1221 laptop with FC11 (updated) works brilliant under KDE, except that Ali web camera does not work and (more important!) it dos not resume after suspend.
It goes to sleep OK, but when I press the power button, it pulls the DVD and HD (1-2blinks) and goes back (to power down) in 3-4sec.
Then, after about 5-6s it repeats the attempt in exactly the same way for the second time - unsuccessfully.
And remains in this on-state: nothing works, except the power lamp and fan are on. Only the 10s power button pressing helps...
Updated to 22.214.171.124-162.fc12.i686.PAE. Suspend/resume still broken.
I just upgraded to Fedora 12 (kernel 126.96.36.199-166.fc12.x86_64) and resume still doesn't work. My hardware is a System76 pangolin laptop.
Have the same problem with 188.8.131.52-166.fc12.i686 and 184.108.40.206-166.fc12.i686.PAE
Verifying that 220.127.116.11-174.2.3.fc12.i686.PAE still exhibits the same non-functional issues with suspend/hibernate/resume.
I've installed the kernel (kernel-PAE-18.104.22.168-37.fc12.i686) from updates-testing, resume still doesn't work.
I reinstalled my system, and switched from 32 to 64-bit. The problem still exists with the fresh install, with the latest stable kernel in F12.
After updating the kernel, I checked if resume is fixed. The symptoms was similar to earlier. After pressing space, laptop turns on, after 2 secs it turns off, then it is trying to start again, after 2 secs off again, then tries again, and do a simple boot. But, my bios settings changed after it. I had silent boot set off and boot password set, but after the failed resume test, theese changes were gone away.
I think it's a BIOS & a kernel problem. Any idea how to investigate, and fx this? Maybe I will try to update my BIOS, but it's not so funny without a floppy and a windows computer.
My laptop is an ACER Extensa 5620, BIOS version attached.
Created attachment 395684 [details]
I forgot to mention, that after the failed resume, with the normal boot, after I logged in, networking was disabled. Maybe NetworkManager is affected by this problem.
Reporting that kernel
still exhibits the same non-functional issues with suspend/hibernate/resume.
Still no change with 22.214.171.124-174.2.22.fc12.x86_64...
I mean kernel-126.96.36.199-70.fc12.x86_64; still no resume.
(.32 breaks my audio too; I've forgotten that I rebooted with the older kernel before uname -a)
While I disable the 55NetworkManager and 56dhclient hook (in /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d) resume works. But the laptop will only fully wake up by pressing the space bar or the power button.
i disabled the 99hd-apm-restore.hook and i can fully wake up the laptop by pressing any key now.
I tried your suggestion, but unfortunately it didn't work for me. However, by random chance I happened to disconnect my USB keyboard and then plug it in again. Voilà! My computer woke up.
Since this seems to be a problem where the laptops buttons (keyboard and power) are left in a state where they don't respond, somehow changing the devices on the USB bus wakes it up. I suspect Bruce's problem is similar and may exhibit similar results.
At least now I have a workaround so I can wake from suspend. Now if only I could get X11 to work in kernel 2.6.32...
It seems that I've found the solution for my suspend/resume problem.
The solution is to add 'i8042.reset=1' kernel parameter to grub. It works for me.
I've found the solution in this thread: http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg2121923.html
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