Again about Dell Inspiron 8x00
ipartola at pisem.net
Mon Jan 10 18:41:39 PST 2005
The last time I've tried FreeBSD on my Inspiron 8600 going into S3
rebooted the machine. Two days ago I installed Gentoo Linux to test the
waters there and S3 worked!!
LCD display did not come back on and closing the lid did not turn off
the display (with no ACPI in kernel it works perfectly along with Fn+F3
which brings me to BIOS) but on resume from S3 the system sounded as
though everything was back to normal.
Alt+Ctrl+Del rebooted the system smoothly.
Just a thought: is it possible to take a look at the way Linux does the
suspend and make it work under FreeBSD. Not copy it but use it as a
reference as to what functions need to be called.
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