I installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside Win7 on "sony vaio fw590gjb". My laptop don't resume after suspending. What is the problem?
Check to see if the fix outlined here resolves your issue.
It appears to have fixed the problem for a similar make, but different specific model numbers for other VAIO users with very similar problems (rebooting instead of resuming).
(credit to user Felipe Hummel, but reposting the steps in case future links break)
You just have to edit the
(in a terminal window do the following):
gksu gedit /etc/default/grub
Look up the line where it says:
and change it to:
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_sleep=nonvs"
Save the file and close gedit.
Update the GRUB menu by typing in:
Reboot and enjoy!