sleeping too lightly

Eric Anderson anderson at
Wed Jan 28 07:48:49 PST 2004

M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <4017BB7A.6090307 at>
>             Panagiotis Astithas <past at> writes:
> : Randy Bush wrote:
> : > thinkpad t40p
> : > pretty current
> : > 
> : > S3 does suspend, and i have successfully tied it to the key and lid.
> : > but it seems to burn battery anyway, like five hours eats 40% of it,
> : > and it sleeps quite warmly.  any clues?
> : 
> : Isn't it supposed to? I believe that you need S4 for complete poweroff. 
> : acpiconf(8) says something along these lines, too.
> S4 isn't completely off.  That's S5.  S3 is a low power mode that's
> 'fast' to recover from (suspend to RAM in old APMese).  S4 and S4BIOS
> are both suspend to disk.

My Dell D600 just rebooted after trying the lid close switch (set to 
S3).   But S1 works ok (although it doesn't do all that much it seems). 
  Any ideas what might be broken?  I'm running -current from about Jan 


Eric Anderson     Sr. Systems Administrator    Centaur Technology
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