resume slow on Thinkpad T42 FreeBSD 8-STABLE

Ted Faber faber at
Fri Feb 26 01:35:53 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 05:18:22PM +1100, Ian Smith wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Feb 2010, Ted Faber wrote:
>  > I'm running a recent (yesterday) FreeBSD 8-STABLE on my T42.  When I
>  > resume from suspend the fan starts screen returns immediately (to text
>  > mode) and then the system idles for about a minute until it shakes
>  > itself awake.  The keyboard LEDs cycle, the disk runs and X returns.
> Good to hear, Ted .. I thought it was just me :)  Your symptoms appear 
> entirely identical to mine as posted on Dec 13th to mobile@ and acpi@, 
> see thread 'Thinkpad T23 60 second stall on resuming 8.0-RELEASE/i386' 
> Nate Lawson thought it an ATA rather than an ACPI problem and I assume 
> he's likely right, but I've had too much $work (and too little solar 
> power during an exceptionally wet summer) to follow it up.

Yeah, that sounds like the problem.  I'll poke at ata if I get the
chance, but that seems unlikely for a while.

> In case relevant, my ad0 is a 120GB Fujitsu MHV2120AH, but your TOSHIBA 
> MK4026GAX looks more likely to be the original disk?

Likely, but I can't be sure.  I bought it used.

> I've no time to spend on hunting this now, and know nothing about ATA 
> anyway, assuming that's where the problem lies, but I'll be quick to 
> test any suggested solution/s!

Like I say, assuming I ever get free time, I'll have a look.

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