Sleep problems Inspiron E1505
ender8282 at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 13 18:28:49 UTC 2008
Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 13/04/2008, John Hubbard <ender8282 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Does anyone know how to get the sleep/hibernate to work properly on a
>> dell Inspiron E1505 notebook?
>> I originally installed dapper 6.10 and since I have upgraded to Edgy,
>> Eeisty, and then Gutsy. I believe that when I first installed dapper
>> sleep/hibernate worked out of the box. A few days ago I installed
>> reformatted, killed my windows partition and installed the Hardy (8.04)
>> beta. Now when I try to sleep or hibernate it kicks me out of KDE, into
>> a text screen with messages like:
>> Syncing filesystes ... done.
>> Freezing user space processes ... (elapsed 0.00 seconds) done.
>> Freezing remaining freezable tasks ... (elapsed 0.00 seconds) done.
>> PM: Preparing system for mem sleep
>> Suspending console(s)
>> At this point I can switch between consoles, tty1, tty2, ... but I
>> cannot log into any of those consoles (typing a username has no
>> effect). It just sits at this screen until I do a hard reset. I don't
>> really know how to go about troubleshooting the problem. If anyone can
>> help my troubleshoot or knows of a forum post or something with the
>> solution I would really appreciate it.
>> Other than sleep problems almost everything else seems to work flawlessly.
>> Thanks in advance.
> Do you have the ATI X1400 video card? Are you using the proprietary
> driver? If you answered yes to both questions, then sleep will not
> work for you. It's in the 7.10 release notes. I have the same notebook
> and I'm still on Feisty for that reason.
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME,
943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
I don't remember checking the enhanced graphics option when I ordered
the laptop. Every time before this I have had to install the
915resolution package. This time things worked without installing it.
I think that I did try to install it later.
There are only 10 kinds of people,
Those who understand binary and those who don't.
More information about the kubuntu-users