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

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Tue Mar 27 09:06:19 PDT 2012


Bridger,

Yes, ACPI is still wonky on many platforms but often making sure BIOS 
settings are right and the latest BIOS is being used can *sometimes* 
help with these issues.

Arthur


> hi Claive,
>
> Suspend/resume is... maybe notorious :) There was a post recently in 
> the FreeBSD forums (here is a direct link to the post: 
> http://forums.freebsd.org/showpost.php?p=170857&postcount=20 
> <http://forums.freebsd.org/showpost.php?p=170857&postcount=20>) with 
> some new suggestions for enabling suspend/resume.
>
> I'm using a Thinkpad X61 and did not have any luck with ring_zero's 
> suggestions, but they may get you on the right path.
>
> HTH!
> Bridger
>
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 11:49 AM, Arthur Koziol <A-Koziol at neiu.edu 
> <mailto:A-Koziol at neiu.edu>> wrote:
>
>     On 03/27/2012 10:45 AM, claive alvin Acedilla wrote:
>
>         Steps
>         1. Install XFCE from System Packages
>         2. Log out
>         3. Login to XFCE environment
>         4. Close laptop lid
>         5. Open laptop lid
>
>         Observed behaviour:
>         Display will not resume. Display is black.
>         I tried to move the mouse in touchpad and try to press enter
>         key oand
>         other keys, display still will not resume.
>
>
>     Do you know if in your BIOS you have S1, S2, S3, or S4 enabled?
>
>     Arthur
>

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