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Least supported laptop for FreeBSD under $1k
- Subject: Least supported laptop for FreeBSD under $1k
- From: peter.schuller at infidyne.com (Peter Schuller)
- Date: Mon Feb 2 21:52:44 2004
> from sysctl hw.acpi:
> hw.acpi.supported_sleep_state: S3 S4 S5
> hw.acpi.power_button_state: S5
> hw.acpi.sleep_button_state: S1
> hw.acpi.lid_switch_state: S1
> hw.acpi.standby_state: S1
> hw.acpi.suspend_state: S3
Right. hw.acpi.lid_switch_state is the one you want.
> using S3 does suspend the laptop, when I power it back on, the X display
> looks like it's burning from inside the LCD and I have to pull the battery
> and pull the power, then reboot it.
I don't think I ever got suspend to work with X and ACPI. Forgot to mention
that. The "almost works" senario was in console mode (though X may be running
it just must not be the active console).
> > As an alternative you can try using APM. APM suspend mostly works on the
> > T40p; it might work on yours too.
> Yeah I might try that, or just deal with closing the lid when I'm not using
It's a trade-off. I actually like being able to close the lid without
suspending the laptop (a problem with APM). But on the other hand the ability
to suspend when I *want* to do that outweighs that inconvenience.
/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB
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