how to suspend/wake-up a FreeBSD machine?

Nate Lawson nate at
Sat Dec 29 21:18:17 PST 2007

Mikhail T. wrote:
> Hello!
> I managed to suspend some of my computers a few times (using
> either ``zzz'' or ``acpiconf -s 1''), but I could never successfully
> wake the system up after this, requiring a full reboot.
> What's the proper procedure? I tried the power-button (no effect) and
> hitting random keyboard keys (no effect). How is it supposed to work?
> Thanks!

The power button or lid is the most common way to wake.  Since
suspend/resume support needs debugging on many machines, it may not work
for you.


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