Explaining the new suspend quirks functionality in F7

Nigel Jones dev at nigelj.com
Thu May 17 09:38:28 UTC 2007

Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-05-17 at 11:15 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> On 16.05.2007 16:33, 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
>> Some comments:
>> The page
>> http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/temp/quirk/quirk-debug.html
>> only asks "Are you using the proprietary NVIDIA driver?" -- what about
>> the proprietary ATI driver?
> Good point, I'll add that too. What's the name of the proprietary driver
> in xorg.conf?
Section "Device"
        Identifier  "aticonfig-Device[0]"
        Driver      "fglrx"
        Option      "UseInternalAGPGART" "no"
        Option      "VideoOverlay" "on"

Hope that helps...


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