Re: laptop suspend problems in kernel 2.0.27

Pawel S. Veselov (
Fri, 23 May 1997 22:53:01 +0400 (MSD)

Hello, Sheldon!

On Thu, 22 May 1997, Sheldon E. Newhouse wrote:

>I have a Gateway 2100 laptop and am running Redhat 4.1 with the generic
>2.0.27 kernel as shipped. The suspend resume option on the laptop works
>fine in console mode, but not with X.
>When trying to resume having left X to go to a separate console for the
>suspend-resume seauence, the errors below arise.
> Thanks for any suggestions
>May 21 18:23:54 hamilton kernel: divide error: 0000
>May 21 18:23:54 hamilton kernel: CPU: 0
>May 21 18:23:54 hamilton kernel: EIP: 0010:[do_fast_gettimeoffset+71/120]
>May 21 18:23:54 hamilton kernel: EFLAGS: 00010097


I got almost the same problem, not in resume/suspend but when my box was
idle without quering the timer. The action that healed the problem was
enabling APM.


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    With best of best regards, Pawel S. Veselov (aka Black Angel)
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