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Hi after enabling Ubuntu default repos I have apt-get installed latest Catalyst Drivers.

Everything installed correctly with no problems.

However... Until I suspended... Then I try to resume and all I get is a black screen with light. So Suspension is not working anymore.

Any solutions to this problem for ATI Radeon 6250 would be appreciated thanks.

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If you are using Unity, test suspend/resume under a different DE (Gnome, LXDE, etc.). I had the same issue on a laptop with RadeonHD 6650M, but was able to successfully suspend/resume as long as I was not using Unity. –  blasmat Aug 29 '12 at 18:57
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This problem comes from flgrx driver. I had the same problem on my AO722 because I initially installed the flgrx graphic driver. As I did not know how to get rid of flgrx driver, I reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. This time I did not install the flgrx driver and kept the standard driver installed automatically by Ubuntu. Now suspend works perfectly.

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This driver,while for embedded devices, fixed my hibernation issues with my AO722. Good Luck. http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=MTE4NDk

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I have the same netbook.

This is a known issue with Catalyst drivers. See this long discussion http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1811178 as well as this help page (it says AO522 but covers AO722 as well) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AspireOne522#Suspend_and_Hibernate for more information.


This issue has been solved with Ubuntu 12.10 and later versions of Catalyst drivers. Ubuntu suspends and resumes without any problem with newer version flgrx drivers.

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