Re: X/AS hangs upon suspend/resume on a Linux laptop

egaudet@exoffice.com
Thu, 15 Apr 1999 20:35:20 +0900 (KST)


Le 14-Apr-99 Alexy Khrabrov racontais : 
>  Aftersteppers --
>  
>  I solved the problem.  It turns out APM was in
>  fact not enabled.  This is because RH has Linux
>  kernel in /boot/vmlinuz-xxx... by default,
>  contrary to the usual /vmlinuz.  Thus, saying
>  "make zlilo" when recompiling the kernel enabling
>  APM is not enough; you have to manually copy it to
>  /boot and edit /etc/lilo.conf.  I don't know why
>  RH does that, except their claim /boot can be a
>  very small partition and thus work even on old
>  systems.  Uff.
>  

can you be more specific, please : I compiled my kernel 2.2.1 with apm, then
copied it to /boot/vmlinux-2.2.1 and edited /etc/lilo.conf to boot with
vmlinux-2.2.1 (I don't even have an other vmlinux in my /boot/). I still have
those hangings with AS when suspending. What did I miss ?

>  So those hangings were the normal reaction of the
>  stunned Linux which suddently was cut off the
>  processor.  The imemdiate cause of the hangups
>  were two divisions by 0, one caused by xeyes.  It
>  could be observed on the virtual console.  So, for
>  fun, I learned that Linux works on the Inspiron
>  even without APM enabled in the kernel, if you
>  don't run X.  :-)
>  
>  Cheers,
>  Alexy
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E-Mail: egaudet@exoffice.com
Date: 15-Apr-99
Time: 20:28:20

Eric GAUDET
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