Bug 80291 - Using apm freezes the system
Summary: Using apm freezes the system
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
Blocks: 79579 CambridgeTarget
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-24 04:25 UTC by Paul Sery
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:49 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-10-29 17:57:45 UTC

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Description Paul Sery 2002-12-24 04:25:41 UTC
Description of problem:

Suspending Linux with "apm -s" or "apm -S" freezes the system.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

8.1/Beta2 (GinGin)

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in via GNOME
2. Enter apm -s or apm -S from a terminal window
3. The system suspends itself
4. When you try to wake the system up, GNOME partially returns with no I/O.
After several minutes you can get to a virtual console but still cann't use the
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
HP Pavilion 763n (2.53 GHz, 512 MB)

Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 2003-01-21 14:27:34 UTC
Please retest the phoebe update.

Also, is this unique to the original phoebe kernel, or have you seen
this using other kernels?

Comment 2 Paul Sery 2003-01-22 03:10:31 UTC
I hadn't encountered the problem in previous kernel versions. However, this
problem has apparently disappeared with beta #4 (Phoebe #2). 

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