After 3 evenings of testing and hundreds of permutations, I finally found a setting that works to make suspend works on my laptop. Current laptop: Lenovo Thinkbook G2 ARE with AMD processor 4700u (renoir)and 40GB ram Fix suspend and resume to find your kernel version, type For kernel 5.19, 6.0 and newer add the boot […]
So today, Linux released the latest Linux kernel to the world, version 6.0. I was curious to see if the suspend issue was fixed with mobile AMD processors and chipsets. It was breaking the old method but I found a new way to make it work. NEW FIX click here for the new fix
After some tests and notifications from other users, the kernel 5.19 seems to break the iommu=soft that fixes the suspend issue. I found a new parameter to make it work NEW FIX click here for the new fix
Update 2022-09-09 : I corrected a few typos This article will unlock the full power of your processor. The laptops these days seem to be locked out of their full potential. NOTE: If you want to investigate on your machine, I recommend adding the following tools. Arch : pacman -S btop cpupower turbostat Ubuntu / […]
Lenovo just released a new firmware for the ThinkBook 15 G2 ARE AMD: FACN31WW(V1.14). Note 1: This firmware doesn’t fix the suspend issue, refer to my previous post for how to fix it. Note 2: If you run Linux only on that machine, refer to my previous post about how to update. Summary of changes […]
I’ll be writing a new post about my new PC soon. I can’t start assembly yet as I’m still waiting for my CPU cooler and thermal paste. I have a good GPU but I will only show it in the next post.
UPDATED FOR KERNEL 6.0.0 the fix for version 6.0 is in a new post. UPDATED FOR KERNEL 5.19 the fix for version 5.19 is in a new post. If you bought the Lenovo ThinkBook 15 G2 ARE with the AMD processor you probably noticed that the suspend option is not working in Linux. After some […]
This 2021 review is about the Lenovo ThinkBook 15 G2 ARE Laptop (Type 20VG) I recently bought. This laptop is using an AMD processor. Here are the configuration details Processor: AMD® Ryzen™ 7 4700U Processor (2.00 GHz, up to 4.10 GHz Max Boost, 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 8 MB Cache) Operating System: Windows 10 Pro […]