Bug 831462 - Netbook with GMA 500 GPU sometimes freezes on resume
Netbook with GMA 500 GPU sometimes freezes on resume
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2012-06-12 23:42 EDT by Aram Agajanian
Modified: 2013-08-01 13:20 EDT (History)
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Description Aram Agajanian 2012-06-12 23:42:29 EDT
Description of problem:
I have a netbook with a GMA 500 GPU.  Sometimes, when resuming from suspend, the computer freezes.  The display doesn't wake up.  The only way that I could think of to get the computer to respond was to hold the power button down for five sections and then restart it.

Other times, the computer will resume from suspend without any problems.

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How reproducible:
I don't know how to reproduce this problem.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Suspend the computer.
2.  Press the power button.
Actual results:
The computer never resumes operation.  The display doesn't light up.

Expected results:
The display should light up and the computer should resume operation.

Additional info:
The two times that the netbook has frozen on resume, the computer had been suspended for at least 40  minutes.
Comment 1 Aram Agajanian 2012-06-12 23:48:08 EDT
I'm planning to look at some of the web pages reference in http://ask.fedoraproject.org/question/1725/suspend-fails for help in troubleshooting this problem.
Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2012-12-07 10:06:49 EST
Is this still an issue with 3.6.9?
Comment 3 Aram Agajanian 2013-01-02 18:20:55 EST
My netbook still sometimes freezes on resume with a 3.6.9 kernel.  My first impression after upgrading was that there has been an improvement.  The netbook has successfully resumed from a suspend state quite a few times.  However, there has also been two freezes so far.
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