Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 24th May 2007 22:35 UTC, submitted by AdamW
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris A review of one month's use of Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring on a Toshiba Satellite 2410, by Sam Bailey: "For the last month (and a bit) I've been running Mandriva 2007.1 Spring PowerPack on my Toshiba Satellite 2410. To avoid people having to skip to the conclusion, I'm sticking with Mandriva Linux Spring on my laptop permanently!"
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power management
by vege on Fri 25th May 2007 09:57 UTC
vege
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2006-04-07

Great to hear it just works there.

I don't exactly know the reasons why Linux distributions are so badly uncapable of just doing the trivial-looking job of suspanding/waking up OK, I'm just one of the many that suffer because of the sad fact.

I hope this may be the time passing this issue.

Edited 2007-05-25 09:58

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RE: power management
by nstuart on Fri 25th May 2007 13:28 in reply to "power management"
nstuart Member since:
2005-07-06

From everything I've heard the issue revolves around the lack of anyone following the ACPI standards, or throwing in their own 'special' stuff in with the mix.

I believe windows gets around this because all the manufactures supply drivers to get it to work right. Just did a reinstall on a dell laptop, and before I got the dell specific drivers in there, surprise...the sleep and hibernate functions didn't work. (after I did they of course did work)

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