XFree86 & ACPI don't like each other?
dan at langille.org
Mon Apr 26 18:40:29 PDT 2004
On Mon, 26 Apr 2004, Dave Tweten wrote:
> snow at teardrop.org said:
> >I've recently joined the freebsd-mobile world with 5.2.1 on an IBM
> >ThinkPad T22.
I've been on 5.2.1 with my T22 for about 2 months.
> I use a T23, and my FreeBSD is 4.x, recent STABLE.
> >.. X and ACPI don't seem to get along very well. If I boot with ACPI, X
> >will sometimes hang when starting or stopping. Doesn't appear to be very
> >consistent or predictable, but I can't get through more than 1 clean start
> >and stop of X without it locking the machine up solid.
> >... I was wondering if any other T-series ThinkPad users have seen
> >something like this?
See my post today about my ACPI experiences. Not any serious problems
> Under STABLE, the only XFree86 vs. power management problem comes with
> hibernation. When my T23 wakes up after hibernation, XFree86 is frozen.
> I have to switch to an ASCII console (ctrl-alt-f1) and back to X (alt-f12)
> to get it to limber up. If the hibernation is manual rather than
> automatic, I can transition to ASCII console first before hibernating, and
> there is no wake-up freeze, but automatic because of flat battery is the
> usual reason to hibernate.
I was hoping to get hibernation working here...
Dan Langille - BSDCan: http://www.bsdcan.org/
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