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Old 01-26-06, 11:34 PM   #2
Sean84
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Default Re: Hibernation WORKS with NVIDIA but not the terminals

Its not just nvidia's cards with this problem, but most video cards
read Documentation/power/video.txt found in the linux kernel sources

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Video issues with S3 resume
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2003-2005, Pavel Machek

During S3 resume, hardware needs to be reinitialized. For most
devices, this is easy, and kernel driver knows how to do
it. Unfortunately there's one exception: video card. Those are usually
initialized by BIOS, and kernel does not have enough information to
boot video card. (Kernel usually does not even contain video card
driver -- vesafb and vgacon are widely used).
<snip>
there are some possible tricks/workarounds listed, good luck
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