problems with ubuntu in general

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Thu May 28 10:17:17 UTC 2009

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 04:21:28AM -0400, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> On Monday 25 May 2009 11:15:21 am solaris manzur wrote:
> > b) besides that OMG "Hibernating and suspending" This is a big trouble,
> > <snip>
> > and second, it is not working in all pcs why?
> Because many PCs have broken hardware (ie, the BIOS loaded onto the 
> motherboard reports incorrect information and violates the ACPI standard).  
> This is the cause of the majority of weird hardware issues.

Most suspend/resume issues at this point are due to Linux deficiencies 
(such as our inability to reprogram nvidia hardware from scratch) 
rather than spec violations by the manufacturer.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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