Explaining the new suspend quirks functionality in F7

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Wed May 16 14:47:07 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 15:33 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> New in Fedora 7 we have the new pm-utils and hal-info dmi based matching
> of suspend quirks. We are doing finer matching to the laptop make and
> model, to make suspend (and more importantly resume) work for more
> people.
> What this means:
> * Some machines that suspended in FC6 might not work in F7
> * Lots of machines that did not suspend in FC6 might work in F7
> So, if you have to edit a file or add stuff to grub to get suspend
> working in F7, that's a bug. This stuff should just work on the majority
> or laptops.
> To help, and to try and make clearer all this new stuff, I've written a
> few pages here:
> http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/temp/quirk/quirk-intro.html
> This is not the permanent location, nor are these documents finished -
> I'm hoping to add more and more content to them over the next few days.
> So please point out new ideas, typos or maybe just general questions,
> and I'll try to answer then on these pages as best I can.

Is it possible to put together a style sheet for the fdi files to make
them easier to read as a web page? I'm really happy about the content
you have there to figure out how to fix laptop suspends - but it'd be
nice if it was a little easier to read.


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