Lenovo t61p suspend/resume

Andreas Nilsson andrnils at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 11:47:41 UTC 2009

In message <e31a2e0901080317q406d3f0at3e683609f1daa7d1 at
mail.gmail.com <http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-acpi>>,
s Nilsson" さんいわく:
>*On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 11:26 AM, Garrett Cooper <yanefbsd at gmail.com <http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-acpi>> wrote:
*>>* On Jan 8, 2009, at 1:28 AM, Andreas Nilsson wrote:
*>>*  Hello,
*>>>* I installed 7.1-realease on my Lenovo Thinkpad t61p and most things works
*>>>* really good. Not suspend to ram, though, which is a must for me.
*>>>* When I do 'acpiconf -s3' from console or X the machine hard locks before
*>>>* going to sleep. Doing it in the console gives no further debuging clues.
*>>>* I've searched a bit but I can't seem to find any information. I've read
*>>>* everything from 'suspend not supported on SMP' to 'works fine'. The
*>>>* install
*>>>* is a i386 because I want nVidias binary drivers. They were however not
*>>>* loaded/used during testing.
*>>>* Suspend works great on GNU/Linux ( Gentoo ) and OpenSolaris, so the
*>>>* machine
*>>>* is capable of suspend. Any ideas what I should try to get this to work?
*>>>* I'm new to FreeBSD, but have been using unix-like OS's for the last for
*>>>* years.
*>>>* Best regards
*>>>* Andreas Nilsson
*>>*        While amd64 suspend is still in alpha stage, I'm not sure what the
*>>* status was for x86 suspend... I have a T61p as well, and unfortunately not
*>>* having proper ACPI is holding me back from dumping Windows on my
work laptop
*>>* ;\. I'll defer to someone else that knows more about it than me :).
*>>*        Also, what version did you install (x86 or amd64)?
*>>* Cheers,
*>>* -Garrett
*>*It is x86 ( i386 ). I seem to recall that some documentation states that if
*>*it works on linux it is resonable to expect it to work in FreeBSD...
*>*As I'm a student, I can choose whichever OS i prefer ;) I now have Win XP,
*>*GNU/Linux and FreeBSD installed. Before FreeBSD I had OpenSolaris.
*>*Hope someone can clarify the suspend situation.
*>*On a side note, what rpm can you set your fan to? In windows and GNU/Linux I
*>*can get it up to 4500+, but not in FreeBSD. Have you succeded with this?
I posted alpha quality patch for SMP suspend/resume on
last May, though I don't update it then.

Ok, thanks. I'll have a look at them. I guess I was hoping that this
would be available as a 'standard' feature.

>From the posts in the above list it seems possible that 8.x will have
suspend for SMP.


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