How to get suspend/resume work on IBM T60?

Yue Wu vanopen at
Tue Nov 16 14:31:53 UTC 2010

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 02:12:23PM +0000, Bruce Cran wrote:
> On Tuesday 16 November 2010 04:20:17 Yue Wu wrote:
> > I'm using FreeBSD stable on IBM T60, `acpiconf -s 3` can let T60 into
> > suspend mode, but then it can't be waked up anyhow.
> > 
> > so my question is, anyone use FreeBSD on IBM T60 and make the
> > suspend/resume work on it?
> According to whitelist.c in the linux suspend package, the T60 needs "s3 bios" 
> and "s3 mode" for the video to work on resume, which I don't think has been 
> implemented.
> When the system has come back from being suspended, does the keyboard still 
> work? At least on my laptop everything works except the backlight doesn't get 
> turned back on.

No, even the indicating light indicates the status is still in
suspend, I have to press and hold the power key to power off.

Yue Wu

Key Laboratory of Modern Chinese Medicines
Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine
China Pharmaceutical University
No.24, Tongjia Xiang Street, Nanjing 210009, China

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