[ltp] Suspend, hibernate and the 600E
Thu, 04 Dec 2003 15:30:21 +0000 (GMT)
On Thu, 4 Dec 2003 09:48:04 -0500, Charles E Taylor IV wrote
> On Thu, 04 Dec 2003 14:16:09 +0000 (GMT)
> "Tony Sequeira" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Attempting to get suspend working on a TP 600E, LFS kernel 2.4.23.
> > I'm concerned however that
> > neither addresses the 'suspend on lid close' ability.
> Have you made sure that suspend-on-lid-close isn't disabled in the
> On most thinkpads, this function can be enabled/disabled in the BIOS.
I'll have a look, I don't remember such a BIOS option.
> You'll probably have to use the PS2.EXE utility with a DOS
> boot disk to set that up. (Maybe a utility like tpctrl can do it?)
I DO have tpctl, and yes, it makes sense that it should be done here.
> > Is there a howto out there somewhere that covers suspend and
> > hibernation (my next project) please.
> Hope you've got a DOS partition! If you want BIOS hinernation, you'll
> need a DOS partition and the PS2.EXE utility to create the hibernation
I have a partition that I can use, so no problems there. PS2.exe may
be a problem, though I'll address this when I come to it.
> (Assuming 600E wotks like a 600 here...)
Thanks for your answer. I take it that there is no single point of
reference out there then (HOWTO). Appreciate it.