Re: APM on a HP Omnibook XE3

From: Juan Quintela (
Date: Wed Oct 10 2001 - 05:01:08 EST

>>>>> "robert" == Robert Szentmihalyi <> writes:

robert> Hi!
robert> Sorry if this is OT.
robert> I'm not sure if this is a kernel issue, but I'm running out of
robert> ideas on this....

robert> I have a HP Omnibook XE3 with SuSE Linux 7.2 installed.
robert> Everything works fine except suspend-to-disk.
robert> (I have created the partition. It works under Winblows...)
robert> I have tried Kernels 2.4.4 and 2.4.7 (with SuSE patches) as well as
robert> 2.4.9 vanilla, but I keep getting the same messages:
robert> When I do
robert> apm -s
robert> I get
robert> apm: Input/output error
robert> and the Kernel log says:
robert> apm: suspend: Unable to enter requested state

robert> Any ideas what I could do?

For me Fn+F12 works.
apm -s & apm -S fails.

Later, Juan.

In theory, practice and theory are the same, but in practice they 
are different -- Larry McVoy
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