[PC-BSD Testing] Cannot resume display when closing laptop lid in XFCE

claive alvin Acedilla cabpacedilla at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 20:07:20 PDT 2012


The sleep state of my laptop is fine because LXDE, Gnome and KDE were able
to resume.
It is also reproducible on Bridger's Thinkpad X61

On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 6:36 AM, claive alvin Acedilla <
cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you Bridger and for replicating the bug.
> I will check also for Arthur's suggestion in BIOS settings
>
> On 3/27/12, Bridger Dyson-Smith <bdysonsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I can confirm that Xfce will go to suspend on lid-close. Aside from
> LXDE, I
> > have not tested any other DEs to see if this behavior is replicated. This
> > is on a Thinkpad X61, PC-BSD v9 RELEASE.
> >
> > LXDE >> close lid >> system does not go to suspend (lid-close to suspend
> > ...still waiting) :)
> >
> > Xfce >> close lid >> system goes to suspend, with the (usual?) problems
> > with resume upon opening the lid. (lid-close to suspend ~ 5 seconds)
> >
> > Claive -- good catch on this one! Depending on your laptop's make/model,
> > you may have better luck configuring successful suspend/resume. Arthur's
> > suggestion for checking BIOS settings is probably a good place to start.
> >
> > Cheers!
> > Bridger
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 12:52 PM, claive alvin Acedilla <
> > cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Thank you Bridger
> >>
> >> On 3/27/12, Bridger Dyson-Smith <bdysonsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Claive, apologies as I may have misunderstood the initial problem.
> >> >
> >> > Does your laptop enter suspend when the lid is closed? On mine (and I
> >> > think, in general with *BSD), closing the laptop lid doesn't have any
> >> > effect on the system; i.e. the system will continue running along
> quite
> >> > happily. When the lid is reopened, the system is there & ready for
> use.
> >> >
> >> > In your case, Xfce is either having an Xorg problem or maybe there's a
> >> > setting in Xfce where a closed lid forces suspend?
> >> >
> >> > I have an alternate partition -- I'll see if I can reproduce this.
> >> >
> >> > Sorry for the confusion!
> >> > Bridger
> >> >
> >> > On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 12:40 PM, claive alvin Acedilla <
> >> > cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Bridger, in LXDE, my display will resume after closing and opening
> the
> >> >> laptop lid.
> >> >> I closed the laptop for two days in LXDE and opened just this
> >> >> afternoon and LXDE resumed the display smooth as silk.
> >> >>
> >> >> On 3/27/12, Bridger Dyson-Smith <bdysonsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> > Hi Claive -
> >> >> >
> >> >> > So you were able to get suspend/resume working with LXDE?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > @Arthur - absolutely!
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Cheers!
> >> >> > Bridger
> >> >> >
> >> >> > On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 12:18 PM, claive alvin Acedilla <
> >> >> > cabpacedilla at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> >
> >> >> >> hello Bridger,
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> This happens only in XFCE when you close your laptop lid and open
> >> >> >> again, the display will not resume.
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >
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