[ubuntu-uk] Suspend on lid close - Thinkpad x121e

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 14:56:03 UTC 2011


On 10 October 2011 15:39, Kris Douglas <krisdouglas at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 10 October 2011 15:22, Simon Greenwood <sfgreenwood at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 10 October 2011 15:02, James Morrissey <morrissey.james1 at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> No. Changing the SATA didn't seem to do anything. Screen still wouldn't
> >> resume when i opened the lid.
> >>
> >> On the whole, i think the machine is good. Its certainly performs better
> >> than the ancient one i had before this - Asus ARP6.
> >>
> >> That said, the hardware doesn't seem to be quite so well supported, but
> i
> >> see that this model is now endorsed by Canonical and i am hoping that it
> >> goes a little better under Oneric.
> >>
> >> All the problems i have appear to pertain to the screen: Sometimes text
> >> disappears from my word processor or emails, it takes a bunch of times
> >> resetting the dual monitor set-up to get both monitors to register and,
> as
> >> is the subject of this thread, the suspend-on-lid-close won't work.
> >>
> >
> > Yes, I'm hoping 11.10 will support it better: the two problems I have are
> > what appears to be a spontaneous sleep which it won't recover from and
> > occasional freezing of the mouse for a couple of seconds, which appears
> in
> > the logs and is apparently a long standing bug with some synaptics
> > touchpads.
>
>
> Sounds like something to do with the graphics, what card does your
> machine have in it?
>
>
ATI Radeon 410 I think. Having now looked I've found that there's a
proprietary FGLRX driver for the machine which I'm now installing.

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