Bug#611750: Asus EeePC resume from hibernation fails
tags 611750 + moreinfo
Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Gerald Turner wrote:
>> I've upgraded to 2.6.32-31 some weeks ago and have noticed that the
>> problem still exists, resume doesn't fail every time, so this afternoon
>> I'm trying a more thorough examination.
>> For the first 10 consecutive suspend/resume cycles I had nothing but
>> an empty gnome desktop and gnome-terminal running. Then I added
>> pidgin and ekiga. At cycle 15 I fired up emacs. At cycle 20 I
>> launched a handful of random gnome utilities (gcalctool, gconf-editor,
>> gucharmap, nautilus, file-roller, palimpsest, gnome-dictionary). The
>> 25th resume failed.
>> Could it be memory related?
> - Does backing out the patch "x86, hotplug: Use mwait to offline a
> processor, fix the legacy case" that Frédéric mentioned help?
I have no reason to believe it would (except that Frédéric also uses
an EeePC), but just in case, 2.6.32-36 has that patch backed out. So
results from testing with a recent squeeze kernel would be interesting.