After suspend my system and especially chrome is laggy or not responding

Hi!

I got Manjaro 16.10 with kernel 4.4.45-1 and xfce installed on a thinkpad x220.

The system works fast and everything is fine, but as soon i wake up the notebook from suspend, the whole system is laggy and not responding properly.

scrolling is hard and xfce4-applicationsmenu takes long to open. also sometimes chrome is not responding anymore. it is then minimized to the panel bar and i can not open/maximize it.
i tried everything google was asking me to do, but nothing worked for me.
after restarting the system everything is fine again, but i would like to use suspend sometimes :wink:

i also wanted to remove hibernate from my system. how can i do that? is there a terminal command?

please let me know if you have any ideas and tell me if you need more information about hard-/software i am using.

ty

I have the same issue and couldnt find any solution that helps. I use the latest Manjaro with kernel 4.8 on my x220.
I cant close the display lid and if the system is in suspendmode I have to reboot it, so I have to open everything again.

Interesting

Have either of you tried other kernels ? 4.1 or 4.9 ?

in addition to switching kernels, these are some troubleshooting basics applicable in most cases

then you better undo those changes before getting started :thumbsup: This wiki article, with some links at the bottom, is a good starting point
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Lenovo_ThinkPad_X220

We will be needing your system specs. Follow this thread


When that happens, open terminal and run the following

dmesg > dmesg.txt
journalctl -b -p 5 > toomuchlog.txt

By default these txt files are create in your $HOME directory. Share their contents within codebox like so

```
stuff
```

Also check temperature. Follow this article to know how
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Lm_sensors

Check CPU and RAM usage using top, htop or any system-monitor app. Are there any process(es) eating up your resources ?

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For default (systemd) editions

systemctl hibernate

but there’s more to it than just a command.

These are secondary problems, we can handle these later in a separate thread or IRC channel.

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Thank you for your replz badbodh!

here is my inxi -Fxzc0 output:

System:    Host: HerrDr-TP Kernel: 4.4.45-1-MANJARO x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 6.3.1)
           Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 (Gtk 2.24.31) Distro: Manjaro Linux
Machine:   Device: laptop System: LENOVO product: 4291QR8 v: ThinkPad X220
           Mobo: LENOVO model: 4291QR8
           UEFI [Legacy]: LENOVO v: 8DET56WW (1.26 ) date: 12/01/2011
Battery    BAT0: charge: 45.5 Wh 96.7% condition: 47.0/78.0 Wh (60%)
           model: LGC 42T4942 status: Discharging
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-2520M (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 9971
           clock speeds: max: 3200 MHz 1: 800 MHz 2: 800 MHz 3: 813 MHz
           4: 809 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
           bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Display Server: X.Org 1.19.1 driver: intel
           Resolution: 1366x768@60.02hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Sandybridge Mobile
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 13.0.3 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Family High Definition Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.4.45-1-MANJARO
Network:   Card-1: Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection
           driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: 5080 bus-ID: 00:19.0
           IF: enp0s25 state: down mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak]
           driver: iwlwifi bus-ID: 03:00.0
           IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 248.1GB (18.6% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sdb model: OCZ size: 120.0GB
           ID-2: /dev/sda model: M4 size: 128.0GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 110G used: 36G (35%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/dm-0
           ID-2: /boot size: 247M used: 136M (59%) fs: ext2 dev: /dev/sda1
           ID-3: swap-1 size: 8.25GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 41.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 1956
Info:      Processes: 206 Uptime: 1 min Memory: 909.3/7871.3MB
           Init: systemd Gcc sys: 6.3.1
           Client: Shell (bash 4.4.111) inxi: 2.3.8

i monitored my device frequently with htop and sensors, but i can’t see any problem. ram and cpu, discusage, … all is low and normal.

i will post dmesg and journalctl as soon i have the problem again :wink:

ty for your help!

since the text files contain more characters than i can upload within a forum post, i have chosen to use pastebin.

here is my dmesg

http://pastebin.com/0C4jvM7k

and my journalctl

http://pastebin.com/8mQT09un

great. Easy things first, change kernels as suggested, see what happens. Instructions here
https://wiki.manjaro.org/index.php/Manjaro_Kernels

Meanwhile let somebody go through your logs and figure out stuff.

i have updated now to the latest LTS 4.9, but the problem still exists…

looks like you got no hibernate to begin with

[    1.254090] PM: Hibernation image not present or could not be loaded.

As for your lagginess issue, try playing with your swappiness. Cautions and disclaimers applicable.

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Swap&redirect=no#Swappiness

Some general tips
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Improving_performance

As you can see they are archwiki links, manjaro is arch-based but not a byte-to-byte copy of arch. So there may be minute differences, or none at all. Always backup your data before playing with fire :grin:

i’m facing some glitches on kernel 4.9 myself. Do try 4.1 or older, or revert back to 4.4 before experimenting

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