What is the difference between suspend by closing the laptop's lid and clicking Logout\Suspend

Kevin Chadwick ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Aug 7 09:37:01 CEST 2012

> A couple of years ago, I tried *really hard* to figure what's wrong.
> I bet you will find, as I did, that there are too many possible
> failures, and not all are well documented or recorded in the logs.

In your case it could even be the switch(es) attached to the lid. For
example the lid may not stay closed fully any more due to tight hinges
and so switch back after letting go of the lid, or a loose switch.


'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'

(Doug McIlroy)

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