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I installed Ubuntu 11.04 today and after the first hibernation my Dell Studio 1747 only wakes up to a blank display. I don't see anything, not even the mouse pointer and can't switch to a console.

Are there any known bugs with the dell chipsets, the ATI graphics or the broadcom wireless card? (I installed the 3rd party drivers for ATI and broadcom.)


I chose to encrypt my personal data. I created a swap partition on my 2nd hard drive (the first where Ubuntu is installed is an SSD), but I'm not sure if that swap is in use.

swapon -s

Filename                Type        Size    Used    Priority
/dev/dm-0               partition   10239996    460 -1
/dev/dm-1               partition   4179964 0   -2

free -m

             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:          3952       3915         36          0       1137        481
-/+ buffers/cache:       2296       1656
Swap:        14081          0      14081

df -h

Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Eingehängt auf
/dev/sdb1              52G  3,7G   45G   8% /
none                  2,0G  708K  2,0G   1% /dev
none                  2,0G  596K  2,0G   1% /dev/shm
none                  2,0G   92K  2,0G   1% /var/run
none                  2,0G     0  2,0G   0% /var/lock
                       52G  3,7G   45G   8% /home/username
/dev/sda2             456G  135G  321G  30% /media/DATA
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closed as off topic by James Feb 27 '12 at 20:29

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Same with my Dell Latitude D620 (laptop) :p It just seems to have lost contact with the hard disk. – RobinJ Jun 9 '11 at 19:12
I switched back to Debian a few days ago and tonight my laptop went to sleep - and came back when I switched it on this morning. Debian FTW! ;-) Can't say how long it took, because I didn't pay attention to it. But the display was there about 10 minutes later. – cringe Aug 24 '11 at 7:19
10 minutes to wake up? O.o Then why would you use hibernate? Much quicker to just boot it up. – RobinJ Aug 24 '11 at 10:32
That's exactly what I'm doing. But 10min was only the time I was away, actually it's faster and only takes the display about 1min to come back from sleep. – cringe Aug 29 '11 at 11:09
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions here. – bodhi.zazen Feb 27 '12 at 19:33

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