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SubjectRe: Recent problems with APM and XFree86-4.0.1
Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> > On that theme of power management with X problems, I have been having
> > trouble with my laptop crashing when the lid is closed, instead of
> > suspending as it used to. The laptop is a Toshiba Satellite 4070CDT.
>
> Can you please try adding
> Option "NoPM"
> to the device section of XF86Config or (XF86Config) and then try suspending
> and resuming.
>
> This made suspend/resume much more reliable on the Thinkpad 600E with
> XFree86 4. Also you could try XFree86 4.0.2, as I know that it actually
> does interact with APM (4.0.1 may have as well - I am not sure).

I'll try Option "NoPM", and XFree86 4.0.2 if I can find a conveniently
RH7 compatible RPM.

I should point out that I've been using _some_ version of XFree86 4
since before version 4.0 was released. (XFree86 3 doesn't support this
laptop's video adapter). Suspend/resume worked fine and reliably until
recently.

Another problem is that occasionally when X starts now, it will freeze
the system. So I suspect a bug was introduced in XFree86 4.0.1.

-- Jamie
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