Laptop recommendations?

Kevin Oberman oberman at
Mon Sep 27 09:35:21 PDT 2004

> Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 04:38:30 -0700
> From: Colin Percival <cperciva at>
> Sender: owner-freebsd-current at
> Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > My Dell Inspiron 5000e is getting a bit long in the tooth, and the
> > keyboard has just packed in :( so I'm in the market for a new laptop.
> > Does anyone have any recommendations for me?  In particular I want a
> > working ACPI/suspend interface and this Dell has never been supported
> > well - fans on all the time, doesn't resume properly, etc.
> The only problems I've had with my 600m / D600 are:
> 1. Upon resuming from S1, moused is confused and needs to be restarted;

Be sure to read ten psm man page. There are several flags available to
help on this problem. HOOKRESUME and INITAFTERSUSPEND are the ones of
interest. Try HOOKRESUME first and add the more drastic INITAFTERSUSPEND
if that does not do the trick.

For the bit-counting challenged, 0x2000 and 0x6000 are the hex equivalents.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at			Phone: +1 510 486-8634

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