Re: swsusp and suspend2 like to overheat my laptop

From: Lee Revell
Date: Tue Aug 08 2006 - 19:33:34 EST

On Tue, 2006-08-08 at 19:31 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Aug 2006, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> >
> > The problem will be ACPI related, not particular to swsusp or Suspend2, which
> > is why you're seeing it with both implementations. I would suggest that you
> > contact the ACPI guys, and also look to see whether there is a bios update
> > available and/or a DSDT override for your machine. The later will help if the
> > problem is with your particular machine's ACPI support, the former if it's a
> > more general ACPI issue.
> >
> Thanks for the response Nigel,
> There does exist a recent bios update for this machine:
> Hmm, it requires windows, and I've already wiped out that partition. I
> did a search but it seems really scary to update the BIOS via Linux.
> Anyone else out there have a Thinkpad G41 and has successfully upgraded
> their BIOS?

I would just report it to the ACPI people. It's a bug if Linux does not
work with the same BIOS + DSDT that the other OS works on.


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