Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 5th Nov 2004 01:55 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems San Jose-based sent us one of their best-selling laptops, the LC2430. We've used it for more than a month with four different distributions and here's what we think about it.
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RE: Selling a *non* working laptop?
by Eugenia on Fri 5th Nov 2004 07:30 UTC

> how can someone think a laptop is working ok when not performing a basic and fundamental function like suspend resume?

The default laptop install does have software suspend to disk through the SoftwareSuspend project (not part of the main kernel tree yet). LinuxCertified sells the laptop with a patched kernel that enables this. But it doesn't have a real "sleep" function through ACPI.

The real trouble only starts if you really need "sleep" or you need the default kernel of your distribution, or if you want to install another distro.