[clug-talk] Sporadic Resume Problems
gustin at echostar.ca
Sun May 21 01:50:13 PDT 2006
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> Gustin Johnson wrote:
>>> That is much newer, not that old at all. I wonder if it is a bug with
>>> SMP (Dual Core mobiles are new)
> It occurred to me after sending that email that a dual core kernel would
> likely be new. I guess I was thinking more of a 'we'll throw SMP into
> this kernel and work out the kinks later' type of thing rather than an
> age thing.
Well SMP on Linux is quite mature (arguably more so than Windows), it
just that not many SMP machines were likely to suspended. This SMP is a
new thing to laptops and so there may be some bugs that need to be
>>> All distros that I tried bailed horribly on my laptop, so I had to do
> Same on my Inspiron 1000 until I tried Linspire. Bloated, but wickedly
> functional. I was about to put Linspire on this laptop until a friend of
> mine pointed out that the newest updates from Kubuntu contained the
> Intel 3945 wireless drivers and firmware. Not looking back now.
I am sure I would have little to no trouble with any of the distros now
that I have a kernel with the drivers I need.
>>> Yes 3 seconds is too long when I simply move to another room... (I did
> Wow..you *are* demanding. The only laptop I've ever seen resume faster
> than this bad boy is Kelly's old iBook. That thing would be fully
> resumed and functional before you had the lid fully opened. Sexy.
Usually I am in the middle of something, so suspending gets in my way.
I used to own an iBook as well. Sexy yes, but next to useless. I used
to describe it as a Porche with a Neon engine. These days you are
better off buying that Core Solo/Duo from anyone else at nearly half the
price. Apple is no longer over priced and under powered, now they are
merely over priced.
>>> Ahh, Wireless G, making streaming video possible in your backyard.
> Well I haven't done video yet, but I was listening to Virgin radio from
> London all afternoon in my backyard during our yardsale today with nary
> a single stutter. It was religious :)
Amen brother (I been listening to too much blues...)
Wireless G is nice with a mythtv setup (watching streaming TV while in
the backyard chilaxin' is also spiritual.
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