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Old 30th May 2013
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Default Can't exit suspend mode

I installed OpenBSD 5.3 amd64 release on my laptop the other day, and was trying some things out tonight and got into trouble.

I was looking at the apm tools and so started apmd

# apmd

and then tried suspend mode

# apm -z

There was a message that suspend mode will be entered momentarily. After that the system is locked and I can't wake it up. Doesn't respond to keyboard, function keys or pings. I tried pressing the power button for > 5 seconds, and it won't even shut off.

Now I disconnected the A/C adapter and am waiting 3 hours for the battery to drain. That should shut it off, but is it likely to start up when I plug it in again, or am I bricked?

Any other suggestions to exit suspend?

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