[mythtv-users] Suspend to RAM
peter at plord.co.uk
Mon Mar 30 16:19:08 UTC 2009
On Monday 30 March 2009 10:59:47 Jan Schneider wrote:
> Zitat von Peter Lord <peter at plord.co.uk>:
> > On Thursday 26 March 2009 21:18:32 Geoffrey Leach wrote:
> >> On 03/26/2009 11:29:15 AM, Peter Lord wrote:
> >> > Hi All,
> >> >
> >> > I'm currently setting up a combined frontend/backend mythtv box - I'm
> >> > nearly
> >> > there :-), but I have a few outstanding questions. I'll post them
> >> > individually.
> >> >
> >> > I'm using .21-fixes from
> >> > http://www.avenard.org/media/Ubuntu_Repository/Ubuntu_Repository.html
> >> > on a
> >> > M3N78-VM based system.
> >> >
> >> > Although I have the system shutting down when idle and starting up
> >> > before the
> >> > next record, the cycle is fairly slow. So I would like to suspend to
> >> > RAM
> >> > instead of the shutdown. However, using hibernate-ram, I'm not
> >> > getting very
> >> > far ... typically I end up with a blank screen with a flashing cursor
> >> > in the
> >> > top left corner.
> >> >
> >> > Is there a recipe to follow to get suspend to RAM working with a
> >> > combined
> >> > frontend/backend with USB DVB drivers and nvidia ? Or am I expecting
> >> > too much
> >> >
> >> > :-)
> >> Are you able to suspend/resume outside of MythTV? I recently tracked
> >> down a problem with the same symptoms that turned out to be a bug in a
> >> USB wireless driver. You might wish to check out the procedure in the
> >> kernel's basic-pm-debugging.txt -
> >> http://www.mjmwired.net/kernel/Documentation/power/basic-pm-debugging.tx
> > Many thanks for the link.
> > Firstly I found that I was resuming immediately - I think this was due to
> > PCI wakeup - after disabling that in the bios I got suspend working.
> > I've also got resume working ... well sort of. On resume I get a shell
> > but lots of I/O errors to my (sata) disk. So it looks like a sata driver
> > issue.
> > Googling, it looks like I might need 2.6.19 kernel ... not sure if there
> > is a convenient deb for mythbuntu.
> I guess you mean 2.6.29?
> Can you point me to a link? I have similar
> issues, though only with my XFS partition.
I did have a quick try with 2.6.29, most things worked, I couldn't get the
remote to work and suspend didn't appear to improve.
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