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SubjectRe: Recent problems with APM and XFree86-4.0.1

Hello Stephen,

I've just switched from 2.2.18 to 2.4.3 (on a Dell Inpiron 8000, r128 M4
adapter) and I am experimenting some problems with Xfree 4.02 (debian woody)
and (probably) APM. When I resume after a suspend, the X server
hangs. Connecting through ethernet, using strace -p `pid-of-Xfree` wake up
the Xserver. Everything is OK if I use kernel 2.2.18. I've tryed the NoPM
option, but it is ignored by the Xserver:
(WW) R128(0): Option "NoPM" is not used

Any Idea ?


Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au> writes:

> Hi Jamie,
>
> Jamie Lokier <lk@tantalophile.demon.co.uk> writes:
> >
> > 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).
>
> Cheers,
> Stephen Rothwell sfr@canb.auug.org.au

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Alain
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