Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 537576
Lenovo T400 w/ Intel GMA4500 GPU goes into a semi dormant state after a 3rd or 4th resume from hibernate
Last modified: 2010-12-03 22:19:28 EST
Created attachment 369536 [details]
Selected output from /var/log/messages
Description of problem:
Resume from hibernate on my Lenovo T400 w/ Intel GMA4500 GPU goes into a semi dormant state after a 3rd or 4th resume from hibernate.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Resume from hibernate
Upon resume from hibernate the T400 laptop became unresponsive, applications would not start. The mouse / trackpoint could select items and get some widget info but open terminal was unselectable. Menu shutdown went unresponsive after clearing task bars.
The unresponsiveness varies, sometimes I can select an open terminal and enter bash commands such as ls. Commands to start GUI based components have no effect though. Some times, as in this case the processor will enter a race condition. A review of /var/log/messages indicates a problem with libc-2.10.1.so. I have attached the relevant output from the log file for review.
As is stated in the summary this does not occur on every resume. The log file will not show any reference to libc-2.10.1.so on successful resumes from hibernate.
After reading a number of posts, those relating to glibc and those relating to t400's I would thing that glibc is the conduit for the errors as opposed to the source.
I need help in finding the tool to narrow the search for the culprit. So when you get to this please suggest some tools/measures to extract the truth.
(In reply to comment #1)
> I need help in finding the tool to narrow the search for the culprit. So when
> you get to this please suggest some tools/measures to extract the truth.
This is a question you need to ask the kernel people. I reassigned the bug.
Created attachment 379407 [details]
less /var/log/messages | grep segfault
Created attachment 379408 [details]
Last lines of xorg.log of failed resume
This continues to be a problem on F12 which I have installed in a second partition. When I resume from hibernate the 2nd or later time the computer will boot to a black screen.
The sequence of events is as follows:
I hibernate the machine the 2nd or third time for the day.
I push the power button, the screen lights up the bios screen appears and then the plymouth splash image. The desktop will flash on screen and then disappear and I will be left with a black screen.
I can sometimes restore the desktop by issueing the key combination(s) ctrl+alt+F1 or F2 or F7, I am not sure which as there is some delay I assume due to a race condition in a process.
I have looked in the logs, the pm-suspend.log did not record any output, it normally records the inverse of the hibernate order. The time stamp had not updated from the time of the hibernate.
The message log had some segfaults recorded I have attached that output but I'm not sure those are not just collateral damage. I also attached the related output from the xorg.log.
How do I get usable error output?
Could someone please check if this bug is related to:
According the the second bug linked there is a pending bios update from Lenovo to address this issue.
Also, with later kernel builds a work-around is to use this kernel command-line option:
But this only works on later kernel builds, I think 2.6.33 & up. The kernel option worked for me on the kernel included with Fedora 13 beta.
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