[mythtv-users] ACPI sleep problems
Scot L. Harris
webid at cfl.rr.com
Mon Sep 19 19:33:45 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-09-19 at 15:28, Steve Hill wrote:
> I'm trying to make my MythTV box (both frontend and backend) suspend to
> RAM when it's idle. Everything I read says I just need to set the
> wake-up alarm by echoing a time and date to /proc/acpi/alarm and then
> suspend the machine by doing:
> echo -n mem > /sys/power/state
> However, whenever I suspend the box it does a hard-powerdown instead and
> powering it up again just leads to a normal boot instead of a resume.
> Does anyone have any ideas what might be going wrong?
I would think that suspend to ram is a function of ACPI which needs to
be supported by your motherboard. Many laptops have support for this
type of function but I don't know that desktop systems would have
support for this.
Will be interested to hear from those that know ACPI better.
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