suspend/resume support?

Jake B otakuj462 at
Wed Feb 6 07:35:43 EST 2008

It looks like ticket 3355 ( has been
fixed. Could anyone let me know if the fix was ever included in a build?

Please let me know. Thanks.


On 12/26/07, Chris Ball <cjb at> wrote:
> Hi Jake, thanks for the comments.
>    > * Closing the lid suspends, but opening the lid does not
>    > automatically unsuspend. I have to press the power button to get it
>    > to unsuspend.
> This happens occasionally, and your mail prompted me to debug why.
> I've just filed a bug on it:
> Until this is fixed, you'll indeed have to hit the power button to
> come out of "sleep" (unless the lid detection happens to work).
>    > * I think behavior has been added to mess with the backlight. For
>    > example, after about 30 seconds of minimal activity, the screen
>    > dims.  Soon after, the laptop suspends. This would be fine, but
>    > unfortunately, it fails to take into account the screens current
>    > brightness. So, for example, when I have the backlight turned off
>    > and am relying on ambient light and the transreflective screen,
>    > after about 30 seconds of inactivity, the backlight switches into
>    > its "minimal power" mode. If it then suspends and then unsuspends,
>    > the backlight turns on to full brightness. I think expected
>    > behavior would be to use the brightness manually set by the user as
>    > an upper bound for screen brightness, or some other logic that
>    > takes user preference into account.
> Totally agreed, and this is  I'll
> push a fix for it soon.
>    > * When the laptop automatically goes to sleep and is woken up by
>    > pressing one of the gamepad keys, the laptop acts as if that key
>    > were being held down. I have to tap the gamepad in another
>    > direction to get it to escape this mode.
> This is, which I think should be moved
> from Update.2 to Update.1.  Jim, do you agree?
>    > * While suspended, the mesh icon stays lit and the network activity
>    > icon continues to flash. Also, the battery drains quite rapidly,
>    > within a couple of hours. I think these two things might be
>    > related. I know that the mesh on the laptop is always supposed to
>    > remain active, even when the laptop is suspended or turned off, but
>    > I still wouldn't expect it to drain the battery so quickly.
> This is
> Thanks for the comments; as you can see, we want to fix all of these.
> - Chris.
> --
> Chris Ball   <cjb at>
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