Getting sleep and hibernate working on a Dell Inspiron 8500
jlwallen at monkeypantz.net
Thu Feb 21 17:33:37 UTC 2008
On Thursday 21 February 2008 12:34:06 pm Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
> 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)
having the same problem on an Everex laptop. in fact if you select Hibernate
from the Enlightenment menu, once it comes back up the wireless no longer
works (to the tune of rebooting). this laptop uses the via chrome9 chipset.
have found no solution.
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