Re: freeze after suspend on Inspiron 3500, potato/2.2.17
> Andreas Mohr writes:
> > [...]
> > I've got an Inspiron 5000e which has all sorts of weird lockups.
> > Many times directly after a screen blanking it just locks up totally
> > (including ping !).
> > Or sometimes there are weird lockups with suspend/resume, yes.
> > As this machine is (in)famous for its "wonderfully working" APM support
> > (boolean variable dell_crap in apm.c of newer, knowing kernels),
> > I strongly suspect that the BIOSes of Dell notebooks are brox!@E$%^$en
> > in general.
> Thanks for your response, Andreas.
> This may be part of the story, but not the whole story, at least for
> Inspiron 3500. I had APM working fine under Redhat 5.2 (I think
> kernel 2.0.36?) on this machine. I believe I am seeing an interaction
> between BIOS and kernel, that I can work around if I can configure the
> kernel properly.
Hmm, you could try the kernel-image-2.0.38 package :) You'll have to
compile your own pcmcia-cs modules, though, those don't seem to have
a kit to install.
"upgrade til it hurts, downgrade til it works"
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