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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.
> Will

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"

* Heather Stern * star@ many places...

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