Getting sleep and hibernate working on a Dell Inspiron 8500

Howard Coles Jr. dhcolesj at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 17:34:06 UTC 2008


On Wednesday 20 February 2008 12:10:12 pm Robert Menes wrote:
> Greetings, fellow Kubuntu users!
>
> For some strange reason, my Dell Inspiron 8500 laptop is having issues with
> going into Standby and Hibernate mode with
> Kubuntu 7.04. Pressing the lid switch makes the LCD turn off, but sleep
> mode doesn't kick in properly.
>
> I'm at a bit of a loss on how to get this working. Does any other Dell
> owner out there have some advice, perhaps?
>
> Thanks in advance,
> --Rob
> (Kubuntu user and damn proud of it)

What video driver are you running?  I've had lots of problems with this 
running the Nvidia binary drivers.

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Howard Coles Jr.
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