Getting sleep and hibernate working on a Dell Inspiron 8500

Robert Menes viewtiful.icchan at
Thu Feb 21 17:43:18 UTC 2008

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 12:34 PM, Howard Coles Jr. <dhcolesj at>

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

Yes, I'm running the Nvidia drivers. What happens is the laptop does go into
hibernation, but doesn't
properly come out of it. It instead just restarts a new session entirely.

Do you have a solution or workaround to this?

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