Re: [PATCH 0/4] Fix forcedeth hibernate/wake-on-lan problems

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Tue May 20 2008 - 18:43:18 EST

On Sunday, 18 of May 2008, Tobias Diedrich wrote:
> Tobias Diedrich wrote:
> > Note that so far this is only tested on my system with hibernate
> > using the 'shutdown' method.
> Ok, I've run tests now:
> First Windoze:
> Windoze, Standby (equiv. to Linux 'mem' state): WOL borked, resumes fine
> Windoze, Hibernate: WOL borked, resumes fine
> Linux, unpatched:
> Hibernate, shutdown method: Works with known caveats
> Hibernate, platform method: WOL borked,

That may be worth some investigation. However, since that doesn't work on
Windows too, I suspect the platform is slightly broken.

> resumes fine
> Linux, patched:
> Hibernate, shutdown method: Works
> Hibernate, platform method: WOL borked, resumes fine
> Suspend ('standby' state):
> WOL borked, USB borked after resume, kernel freeze
> Suspend ('mem' state, text console):
> WOL borked, VGA stays dark, otherwise working

You can try s2ram to bring the VGA to life, I think

> Suspend ('mem' state, radeonfb):
> WOL borked, VGA stays dark, userspace dead after resume (but pingable)
> Summary: I suspect my BIOS sucks

That's possible ...

> Version: ASUS M2N-SLI DELUXE ACPI BIOS Revision 0903
> Release Date: 02/13/2007
> 1 point for Linux, 0 points for Windows, Linux wins ;)

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