Out of the box laptop suspend to RAM support

Jim Richardson warlock at eskimo.com
Sun Oct 2 07:12:55 UTC 2005


On Sat, 2005-10-01 at 23:30 -0700, Jim Richardson wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-09-30 at 17:28 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > In Hoary (and in Breezy so far), in order to suspend to RAM it's 
> > necessary to edit /etc/default/acpi-support, uncomment the second line, 
> > reboot and then see if it works. This is less than ideal. For Breezy, 
> > we'd like to support as many machines as possible. So if you have 
> > working ACPI suspend to RAM, please send me (and not the mailing 
> > list) the output of 
> > 
> > sudo dmidecode
> > 
> > and we'll enable it by default for Breezy.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > -- 
> > Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
> > 
> 
> attached is the result of sudo dmidecode, I have a Dell Inspiron 8100,
> and suspend seems to be working fine, although I haven't tried it much,
> nor have I pushed the envelope by unplugging things like USB mice yet.
> Any idea how long a laptop will stay suspended before a good condition
> battery gives out?  
> 
> 

OK, I am retarded, that was suppose to go to Matthew...

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