On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 12:36:30PM -0700, Jim Richardson wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-10-10 at 11:00 -0400, Tony wrote:
> > I tried uncommenting the line "ACPI_SLEEP=true" as you suggested and
> > rebooted my X40. However, after then letting it sleep for ~30 minutes
> > the power dropped from 93% to 72%.
> > The laptop was also a bit warm after being closed for the 30 minutes,
> > (not hot, just a little warmer than normal).
> Then it's definitely not suspending completely.
Or it could be the notorious power drain in ACPI sleep problem that
plagues Thinkpads with Radeon cards. Some x40s have a Radeon, others
have Intel video.
If ACPI suspend works, you will see the little moon icon light up. If
the power cable is disconnected, other indicator lights will be off.
You can read more about the power drain problem at
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