Bug 80291 - Using apm freezes the system
Using apm freezes the system
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 79579 CambridgeTarget
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Reported: 2002-12-23 23:25 EST by Paul Sery
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-29 12:57:45 EST
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Description Paul Sery 2002-12-23 23:25:41 EST
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
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HP Pavilion 763n (2.53 GHz, 512 MB)
Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 2003-01-21 09:27:34 EST
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 2003-01-21 22:10:31 EST
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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