[arch-general] Help with pm-suspend

Marius T. mus.svz at googlemail.com
Sat Jun 30 06:16:00 EDT 2012

Am 30.06.2012 06:28, schrieb Randy:
> Hello All,
> I'm seeing a strange issue when I suspend my system. If I suspend 
> using either the command:
> "dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest="org.freedesktop.UPower" 
> /org/freedesktop/UPower org.freedesktop.UPower.Suspend"
> or running "pm-suspend" as root, the system will shutdown and go into 
> suspend mode like it should.
> But if I execute either of these commands again, it doesn't suspend. 
> What I found is that after suspending the first time I can see that 
> "/usr/sbin/pm-suspend" is still active. After killing this process I 
> am then able to suspend again.
> Any ideas on what's going on here? Why would the suspend process still 
> be running after resuming from suspend?
> Thanks,
> Randy

do you have any custom hooks in /etc/pm/sleep.d/ ?
I had a similiar problem once when I created a custom hook and didn't 
fork the process I was starting inside the hook, so pm-suspend would 
wait forever for the hook to exit.
/var/log/pm-suspend.log should be able to show you at what hook it is 

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