tracking down suspend/hibernate bugs?

Mark Weaver mark-clist at
Sat Jan 26 12:01:43 UTC 2008

Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2008 at 11:10:49AM -0800, Matt Price wrote:
>> sudo pm-suspend
> Right, so it sounds more like the issue here is that we're passing 
> quirks that are breaking your system. For reference, the quirks that are 
> used by default on Ubuntu are currently:
> --quirk-dpms-on
> --quirk-vbestate-restore
> --quirk-vbemode-restore
> --quirk-vga-mode3
> --quirk-vbe-post
> --quirk-reset-brightness
> If you pass those, does it fail? If so, can you try to figure out which 
> one is causing it?
On my Dell M1710 using the nvidia driver, --quirk-vbe-post causes 
failure to resume.  The rest don't seem to cause any harm (but aren't 

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