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Chromebook issues, no suspend and touchscreen

Started by WOteB, June 22, 2023, 09:29:38 PM

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Hello, New here. I got some weeks ago four chromebooks. I used them a little with ChromeOS and ChromeOS Flex but this is not what I want.
All these chromebook are flashed with MrChromeboxTech and all work very good with Linux.
But with Debian and Debian based distros like LMDE, Peppermint, Sparkylinux I have issues.
Debian, Sparkylinux and LMDE do not any work with suspend mode. Only Peppermint does this job, but I can't upgrade this to Testing.

These chromebooks also the touchscreens doesn't work, but this is a minor issue.
Strange that these chromebooks work very well with Linux Mint and Arch distros.
The problem is that when I close the lid the screen goes black but the power light stays on.
For example, on Linux Mint (and Peppermint OS), the chromebook goes into pause mode and then blinks. Debian and derivatives don't do that.
I would like to have it as it is the case with Linux Mint.

The issue of the power management is for me the major issue.

Here a Debian Testing screendump of Inxi:
  Kernel: 6.1.0-9-amd64 arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 12.2.0
    Desktop: Xfce v: 4.18.1 Distro: Debian GNU/Linux trixie/sid
  Type: Laptop System: GOOGLE product: Wizpig v: 1.0
    serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: GOOGLE model: Wizpig v: 1.0 serial: <superuser required>
    UEFI: coreboot v: MrChromebox-4.20.0 date: 05/15/2023
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 39.3 Wh (100.0%) condition: 39.3/40.0 Wh (98.3%)
    volts: 8.3 min: 7.4 model: UTL HR-116C status: charging
  Info: dual core model: Intel Celeron N3060 bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Airmont
    rev: 4 cache: L1: 112 KiB L2: 2 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 773 high: 907 min/max: 480/2480 cores: 1: 640 2: 907
    bogomips: 6400
  Flags: ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
  Device-1: Intel Atom/Celeron/Pentium Processor x5-E8000/J3xxx/N3xxx
    Integrated Graphics driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-8 bus-ID: 00:02.0
  Device-2: Genesys Logic Chromebook HD Camera driver: uvcvideo type: USB
    bus-ID: 1-4:2
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: driver: X: loaded: modesetting
    unloaded: fbdev,vesa dri: crocus gpu: i915 resolution: 1366x768~60Hz
  API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 22.3.6 renderer: Mesa Intel HD Graphics 400 (BSW)
    direct-render: Yes
  Device-1: Intel Atom/Celeron/Pentium Processor x5-E8000/J3xxx/N3xxx Series
    High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
  API: ALSA v: k6.1.0-9-amd64 status: kernel-api
  Server-1: PulseAudio v: 16.1 status: active
  Device-1: Intel Wireless 7265 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel bus-ID: 02:00.0
  IF: wlan0 state: up mac: <filter>
  Device-1: Intel Bluetooth wireless interface driver: btusb v: 0.8 type: USB
    bus-ID: 1-5:3
  Report: hciconfig ID: hci0 rfk-id: 1 state: up address: <filter> bt-v: 2.1
    lmp-v: 4.2
  Local Storage: total: 29.12 GiB used: 54.47 GiB (187.1%)
  ID-1: /dev/mmcblk0 vendor: HP model: DF4032 size: 29.12 GiB
  ID-1: / size: 27.06 GiB used: 8.88 GiB (32.8%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/mmcblk0p2
  ID-2: /boot/efi size: 511 MiB used: 11.6 MiB (2.3%) fs: vfat
    dev: /dev/mmcblk0p1
  ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 976 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%)
    dev: /dev/mmcblk0p3
  System Temperatures: cpu: 50.0 C mobo: N/A
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
  Processes: 163 Uptime: 1h 58m Memory: available: 3.77 GiB
  used: 1.63 GiB (43.2%) Init: systemd target: graphical (5) Compilers:
  gcc: 12.2.0 Packages: 1624 Shell: Bash v: 5.2.15 inxi: 3.3.27

I have installed
acpid, laptop-mode-tools, rfkill

Can someone help me to solve this power management problem?


Searching the internet I found these solutions:

sudo pm-suspendand
sudo systemctl suspend
Both solutions only works for one second. The screen goes blank, but after one second the screen goes on again.

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