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I'm having a ton of trouble getting Suspend to work with my laptop. I want to start using Ubuntu but this is a pretty important aspect since I take my laptop with me everywhere. Anyways, I wanted to narrow down the possible problem with my laptop.

What happens is that when I suspend my computer, within seconds, it just boots back up. I have changed /proc/acpi/wakeup to where everything is disabled but that did nothing.

Is there a way where I can disable every feature from waking up the laptop except the power button?

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Have you looked at your BIOS? – Mitch Sep 3 '12 at 19:05
Ya. The only thing that BIOS gives an option on is the ability to Enable/Disable USB Wake activity... which I disabled. – user1399195 Sep 3 '12 at 19:13
You may have a glitching touchpad. Have you tried disabling it before suspending? – sienile Sep 10 '12 at 16:03
Ya I've tried disabling the touchpad through bios with no results. – user1399195 Sep 10 '12 at 19:14
It would be useful if you can inform us what kind of laptop make/model it is then we can see if this is a known issue for that hardware and/or we can figured out any workarounds or fixes. – Colin Ian King Nov 27 '12 at 16:53

How do you suspend? Close the lid? Choose 'Suspend' from the shutdown menu? Call pm-suspend?

Have you verified the laptop actually ever properly went into suspend? Easiest indication is the slowly flashing power LED.

The starting point for debugging is to check dmesg, /var/log/syslog and /var/log/pm-suspend.log.

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