On 07/13/2011 09:23 AM Mogens Kjaer wrote:
> On 07/13/2011 03:17 PM, Silviu Adrian Joian wrote:
>> Probably the video driver is not working as it should, I have the same
>> problem after installing the vendors proprietary drivers on my laptop.
> It's standard Intel graphics on my laptop, no proprietary drivers.
Yes, in fact you already said in your OP that suspend works from the
menu, so obviously the problem's not with the driver.
I had this same problem years ago and there was an easy fix. It was so
long ago and the solution came to me so quickly, that today I can't
remember exactly what I did. Generally though, I used some utility or
application which binds a key to an action. To designate the key, I
just had to press that key. (In linux, everything on the keyboard is a
key, even the little stem that normally would hit the switch and invoke
suspend. It's a key in the same way that 'a' and '$' are keys.) So
after designating the key-- by pressing it-- I entered the command for
suspend (which I had to search down).
Try looking at Foot -> System -> Preferences -> Keyboard Shortcuts (in
Gnome). There's a "Sleep" item there that maybe can be configured to
fix the problem.
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vulnerable members, treats its forests and lands with respect,
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07-13-2011, 10:53 PM
C6: Suspend on laptop close doesn't work
When I was trying out the RHEL6 beta I saw this problem on a
recent model top line Thinkpad T series. (A T500? It's not in
front of me right now.) That machine is now
running RHEL6.1 and hibernation is fine, evidenced by the fact
that two days ago I unplugged it after forgetting to shut it
down and it recovered just fine.
I don't recall if the fixed kernel was part of the initial
RHEL6.0 or not, but you might find that as the CentOS updates
catch up the problem may go away.
[And with respect to the 'Effecting CentOS change' thread, yes
having an early RHEL test system with a license and submitting a
bug report works wonders. I was motivated by wanting CentOS to
work on my new laptop ...]
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