[TriLUG] need help with two problems
mpusateri at wickedtrails.com
Thu Mar 17 08:42:03 EST 2005
On Wed, March 16, 2005 8:27 pm, Dan Monjar said:
> I use Mandrake 10.1 on a Dell Latitude C640... I've got two little
> 1. When I shut the lid the machine stays on, doesn't hibernate. When
> open the lid I can't get the system to come back. Moving mouse,
> keys doesn't work. The only thing I can do is press the power button.
> This makes the system do an orderly shutdown. This tells me it is
> alive, just unresponsive. Why?
I had a similar problem with some distribution, forget which one. But
what happened was once the lid was re-opened the laptop changed the
display to the external vga port. Cycling through with the function
keys for extrenal display brought the screen back to normal.
Everything was working you just couldn't tell b/c the screen was
Also can you ssh into the laptop when this happens?
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