Problem with waking up after suspend. 12.04 URGENT

Asked by Roman Battaglia on 2012-10-14

Whenever my laptop wakes up after lifting the lid, sometimes it wont show the login screen. Just the mouse, when i press escape, the mouse blinks. I am thinking it may have something to do with my logitech mouse because when the reciever is plugged in this problem happens more often. It also happens less when i use the touch pad to wake the laptop up. I have a ibuypower laptop with and i7 processor and ubuntu 12.04 LTS. i am losing my documents because of this random thing happening. PLEASE HELP!

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

What make and model laptop? Would be useful.....


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Roman Battaglia (raddyroro) said :

Its an ibuypower custom laptop, in the desc. It has a 500 gb hard drive, 8gb of ram, and i7 processor, and a nvidia gt500 1gb graphics. ask for any more info

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

How is a waking up from suspendissue 'urgent' exactly?

Can you give the output of:

sudo lshw -C display; lsb_release -a; uname -a


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Roman Battaglia (raddyroro) said :

what? and it is urgent because i am losing documents because i am closing the lid
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: NVIDIA Corporation
       vendor: NVIDIA Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
       version: a1
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=nouveau latency=0
       resources: irq:16 memory:f6000000-f6ffffff memory:e0000000-efffffff memory:f0000000-f1ffffff ioport:e000(size=128) memory:f7000000-f707ffff
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 09
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: msi pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:55 memory:f7400000-f77fffff memory:d0000000-dfffffff ioport:f000(size=64)
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS
Release: 12.04
Codename: precise
Linux roman-W25xHPx 3.2.0-32-generic-pae #51-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 26 21:54:23 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

Dual GPUs are a LOT of bother in Linux. I have seen nothing but issues with it and it is best avoided. This link may help:

Before you close the lid, save the file then close.

I doubt you will getany joy with this. This is due to nvidia refusing to support the technology. They did join the Linux Foundation so it may get better.

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Roman Battaglia (raddyroro) said :

thank you for the help. I have also set my computer not to show the lock screen when i open the lid and it works better now.
thanks for the topic on hybrid graphics