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Re: Bug#455769: same problem on wheezy + Thinkpad X220T

On 28/03/13 12:24, Martin Wuertele wrote:
> * John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <glaubitz@physik.fu-berlin.de> [2013-03-28 12:08]:
>> On 03/28/2013 11:47 AM, Daniel Pocock wrote:
>>> Would you provide a guarantee to all users of wheezy that you will pay
>>> for their laptop repair if this issue causes damage?
>> Debian GNU/Linux comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent
>> permitted by applicable law.

Of course this is valid in a legal sense - but faults do impact the
public perception of the Debian brand.

Think about it another way - if you put Debian on a friend's laptop and
they suffer with this issue, would you be quoting that clause in the
license for them?

>>> This problem happens regularly enough that Debian should not be promoted
>>> for laptops if it is not taken seriously as an RC issue.  Users will get
>>> a very bad impression if basic things like this aren't working in a
>>> stable release.
>> I have heard of that problem for the very first time now and I have
>> been using Debian on a laptop since around 2004, on various machines
>> like the Thinkpad 240X, X40, T42, T60, T23.
There are a long list of issues, many just under the RC threshold,
against the gnome-power-manager package:


> I have experienced suspend problems on X61s, X201 and X220 with squeeze
> and wheezy regularily. Most of the times it was hald that needed to be
> restarted which is now done regularily upon wakeup on my notebooks.

Can you make any suggestion how we can make this more stable for
non-technical users of wheezy?

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