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SubjectRe: ACPI Hibernate and Suspend Strange behavior 2.6.7/-mm1
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 08:16:55PM +0000, John Goerzen wrote:
> On 2004-07-06, Volker Braun <> wrote:
> > ACPI S3 draws too much power on the T40/T41, this has been confirmed by
> > various people (so its not just mine). Suspended it lasts about 10h,
> > about twice as long as powered up. Supposed to be 1-2 weeks.
> I'm glad I'm not the only one that is suspecting that. I just tried
> switching my T40p from APM to ACPI. I got suspending to RAM working in
> ACPI, but noticed that when I got it back out of my laptop bag later, it
> was physically warm to the touch. It also had consumed more battery
> power than it would have when suspended with APM. And, if I would shine
> a bright light on the screen, I could make out text on it. In other
> words, the backlight was off but it was still displaying stuff.

Does poweroff work for you? At least my T40 has problems shutting off
properly when using 2.6 + ACPI. A bit annoying; I have to keep the
powerkey pressed for a few seconds for it to turn off.

Regards: David Weinehall
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