6.x on an IBM T42 laptop

Rong-En Fan grafan at gmail.com
Mon May 8 20:59:45 UTC 2006

On 5/8/06, Nik Clayton <nik at ngo.org.uk> wrote:
> Mark Willson wrote:
> >> I've got an IBM T42 laptop that's currently running 5.4, and it's working
> >> nicely at the moment.  ACPI works well enough that suspend to RAM works
> >> ('zzz'), the audio works, USB devices are recognised, and the battery life's
> >> reasonable (with est enabled).
> >>
> >> Is anyone aware of any regressions in laptop functionality going from 5.4 to
> >> 6.x?
> >
> > I've been running 6-STABLE on a T42 for a while and not noticed any
> > problems in the subjects mentioned.  The addition of iwi has made life
> > a little simpler.  I think it is ok to take the leap...
> Thanks.
> I noticed that the acpi_ibm manual page talks about the suspend-to-disk
> functionality.
> Does that work?

>From my experience on X31, the Fn+F12 (suspend to disk)
only works with apm and no acpi. Of course, you have
to create a partition first (via phdisk(?) aviliable at ibm's site).

Rong-En Fan

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