Bug#657429: nvidia-kernel-3.1.0-1-amd64: unable to suspend in gnome-shell / Gnome 3 screen goes blank and hangs forever

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Sat Feb 18 21:24:47 UTC 2012

On Thursday, 26. January 2012 09:25:36 Dick William Thomas wrote:

>    * installed nvidia drivers as per debian wiki
>    * clicked suspend in gnome3 shutdown menu then the machine started to
> suspend and screen went blank and then hung for a few hours till I powered
> down the machine manually

Please try 295.20 from unstable - changelog says there are some gnome related 

>    * I expected the machine to suspend normally, I have got it to do it
> when I manually installed the Nvidia drivers

Which version of the drivers did you use then?

This is probably a combination of kernel version, driver version, desktop 
environment, ... Does suspend fail always or only sometimes?


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