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the title says almost everything.

If i suspend my ubuntu 12.04 on a compaq 615 laptop, on wake up everthing works perfectly apart from the fact that the fans don't wake up, cpu heats and upon reaching 90°C somehow triggers the fans to start. (idles at around 59°C).

Any ideas?

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This sounds like a hardware issue. Try a live boot and see if the same thing occurs. If it does, you might want to consider taking the computer to get repaired. –  Switchkick May 16 '12 at 13:26
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Check for a bios update –  psusi May 16 '12 at 15:02

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The problem might be with your laptop because I have seen many cases where it becomes difficult to gain back your session after 'suspending' from terminal. Try cleaning your fans for one thing.

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They are crystal clean and work perfectly when booting+shutting down. –  sdrubish May 16 '12 at 15:24

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