[ltp] T430 and suspend

Stuart Friedman linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:41:25 +0800

On 2013年11月16日 19:01, linux-thinkpad-request@linux-thinkpad.org wrote:
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> Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:28:22 -0700
> Subject: Re: [ltp] T410(s) support [was: recommended laptops of new batch?]
> From: Mark Wotton <mwotton@gmail.com>
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> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 12:26 PM, Sean Leonard <
> meanderingcode@aetherislands.net> wrote:
>> On Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:03:41 -0800, Mark Wotton <mwotton@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> I'm looking to upgrade from my t410 - while it's a lovely machine in many
>>> ways, the linux compatibility doesn't seem to be that great (suspend has
>>> never worked, hibernate took some effort, sound still drops out
>>> unpredictably.)
>> Wow, I'm surprised to hear this.  What distro are you running?
> Lubuntu, though I'm running raw xmonad rather than whatever desktop
> environment they have.
>>   I have a T410s running Kubuntu 12.04.x (since release and moving up with
>> the minor versions)
>> Suspend has worked well for me, though I suspect I have the known battery
>> drain problem that I haven't troubleshot.
>   It does suspend properly, it just doesn't come back :/ I get the pulsing
> power led and nothing but a hard powercycle brings it back.
>> Sound has not been an issue, quirks of complicated multi-sync and -source
>> pulseaudio configurations notwithstanding.
> Sound is always fine with headphones, it's only the speakers that sometimes
> don't work. Isn't too much of an issue, really, I always use headphones.
> mark
I am a total rookie here, but on my x230, using Fn-F4 to suspend, I can 
use Fn-F4 to bring it back to life, This may be obvious to many, it too 
me some time to figure it out.

Stuart Friedman
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