[kde-linux] Problem with standby/suspend/hibernate on Dell Inspiron 8000

John Layt john at layt.net
Fri Oct 21 17:56:42 UTC 2005

On Fri, 21 Oct 2005 00:37, Van Snyder wrote:
> I have a Dell Inspiron 8000 running Centos 4.2 and KDE 3.3.
> I have turned off "lid close actions" in the BIOS.
> If I set "lid close actions" in the KDE control panel to anything other
> than "off", closing the lid darkens the screen.  When I open the lid,
> nothing I do (other than cycling power) brings the system back.
> Any suggestions?

Couple of quick questions, what graphics chip, what graphics driver, and what 
power management?  Nvidia's proprietary drivers do not support ACPI for 
suspend, only APM.  Worse, many Dell laptops only support ACPI and not APM.

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