When I put my laptop into hibernation, the display would go blank for circa one second, then it gets corrupted - a sharp, colored pattern tiling over the whole the display - I can upload a photo if someone is interested in the exact appearance.
As soon as the kernel resumes from the hibernation, the display would go back to corrupted state - even if I switch to tty by Ctrl-Alt-F1. The pattern is slightly different, however; the location of the mouse can be recognized as a big rectangle area with higher brightness than the background. I can verify that everything else except for video works; I can blind type Alt-F2, "sudo reboot" and my box reboots. Thus this issue should be related to kernel rather than X.
Info about the video card:
blackie% sudo lspci -vs 01:00.0 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc M92 [Mobility Radeon HD 4500/5100 Series] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) Subsystem: Lenovo Device 2129 Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 46 Memory at d0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M] I/O ports at 2000 [size=256] Memory at f0200000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K] [virtual] Expansion ROM at f0220000 [disabled] [size=128K] Capabilities:  Power Management version 3 Capabilities:  Express Legacy Endpoint, MSI 00 Capabilities: [a0] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+ Capabilities:  Vendor Specific Information: ID=0001 Rev=1 Len=010 <?> Kernel driver in use: radeon
Last edited by xiaq (2012-01-25 16:00:16)
Hey, I have exactly the same problem, did you find any solution?
mortbauer, Be advised that that post is one and a half years old. You may not get an answer. As there was no real content in the original post, I will leave this open. We generally discourage old posts because things change so fast; what was relevant to one driver or kernel will not be relevant to the next.
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Yes sure, but as I had/have the exactly same problem and found more of these in the ubuntu forums and other places it seems that the behaviour hasn't changed at all on this topic. Still thanks for the advice.
You might try installing pm-utils which includes pm-quirks.
Last edited by David Batson (2013-07-21 12:15:27)