> Why not use the VESA FB driver and Xserver-fbdev. Then you could just > have your machine run "fbset -a" on resume... because i didn't realise it was an option available to me. are there any requirements that i have to meet to be able to run this? just install xserver-fbdev? i'm already running 2.2.12 how do i configure my kernel etc. this would be really cool if it solves the problem. adam.