Dell Inspiron 5150 - Suspend to RAM not working... still (part one)
woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Wed Feb 17 18:44:14 UTC 2010
Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> It now suspends (choosing suspend in the menu) & resumes correctly. I'm
> noting inline what I added to each file:
> sktsee wrote:
>> On Fri, 12 Feb 2010 14:30:24 -0500, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>>> Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>>>> I've had this laptop, upgraded from 8.10 to 9.04, and now to 9.10.
>>>> Suspend hasn't worked, oh, since 8.04. Finally getting 'round to fixing
>>>> it. Right now, it goes into suspend (from the menu, keyboard combo
>>>> doesn't work), but when I hit the power button to resume, I get:
>>>> [ 109.218040] pm-op() pci_pm_resume+0x0/0x90 returns -16 [
>>>> 109.218044] PM: Device 0000:00:00.0 failed to resume: error -16
>>> Add under the “Device” section:
>>> Option “NvAGP” “1"
>> this is correct
> Added as above...
>> I believe this should be blacklist.conf in keeping with new naming
>>> blacklist intel_agp
>>> blacklist agpgart
>> You have the intel_agp and agpgart drivers blacklisted, but according to
>> the dmesg output in your other post they're still being loaded:
>> Actually, you'll need to load agpgart in order for your nvidia card to
>> use agp....
> Blacklisted only intel_agp as suggested. As as predicted below,
> intel_agp still seems to be loading. Next, I'll try his trick (below) to
> kill it.
> > It's the intel_agp driver
>> that want to prevent from loading. Unfortunately, simply blacklisting the
>> driver isn't sufficient in karmic. I'm not exactly sure why it keeps
>> loading even though it's blacklisted, but you can work around this by
>> moving intel_agp.ko out of /lib/modules/2.6.31-xx-generic/kernel/drivers/
>> char/agp to, say, /root and then run "sudo depmod -a" followed by "sudo
>> update-initramfs -u".
>> as root:
>> # mv /lib/modules/'uname -r'/kernel/drivers/char/agp/intel-agp.ko /root
>> # depmod -a
>> # update-initramfs -u
>> When you reboot, initrd won't load intel_agp because it isn't in the
>> initrd image anymore, and that leaves the nvidia driver to load its own
>> agp support. You can verify this by typing the previous lsmod comand.
>> Intel_agp should not be present. In addition, type "cat /proc/driver/
>> nvidia/agp/status" and you should get output like this:
>> Status: Enabled
>> Driver: NVIDIA
>> AGP Rate: 4x
>> Fast Writes: Disabled
>> SBA: Disabled
> Then, on to find out why it doesn't suspend when closing the lid; and
> to investigate more of what I found about the Fn hotkey not working to
> suspend it either....
Crap, forgot to add what I changed in /etc/default/acpi-support:
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