Explaining the new suspend quirks functionality in F7

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Sun May 20 14:29:58 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-05-19 at 23:43 +0200, Gianluca Sforna wrote:
> On 5/16/07, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> 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
> Does this also affect the "hibernate" operation? My oldish laptop
> (ASUS M6Ne) stopped powering off when hibernating since I upgraded to
> FC6; I would be glad to fix it, though it just means I have to
> manually power it off with the button.

Yes, the quirks apply to hibernate too, although normally hibernate
works much more frequently than suspend. Sounds like you need to open a
kernel bug, if you've tried all the suggestions on the suspend site.


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