[Bug 6108] laptop-mode hang on Thinkpad

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------- Additional Comments From mdz at ubuntu.com  2005-08-10 04:59 UTC -------
(In reply to comment #37)
> OK, here's what I want you to try. If you're running laptop-mode-tools, edit
> /etc/laptop-mode/laptop-mode.conf and set CONTROL_HD_POWERMGMT (version 1.07 and
> higher) or DO_HDPARM_POWERMGMT (version 1.06 and lower) to 0. Wait and see if
> the crashes still happen. If you're running some older laptop mode scripts
> instead of laptop mode tools, edit /usr/sbin/laptop_mode and comment out the
> lines that do "hdparm -B" (or, upgrade to laptop-mode-tools :) ). In this case,
> again, wait and see if the crashes still happen.

In Ubuntu terms, this means editing /etc/acpi/power.sh and commenting out these
two lines:

        $HDPARM -S 12 /dev/hda
        $HDPARM -B 1 /dev/hda

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