Issues with suspending via closing lid

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Issues with suspending via closing lid

Post by gusc »

Apologies for cross-posting, but Iasked this in the Cinnamon board I'm thinking it might have not been the ideal place.

I just installed Mint 19.3 on an (Dell) Alienware 13 and everything works beautifully other than suspend on close lid.
The visible symptoms is that, it doesn't completely suspend (fans stay on, keyboard and screen stay lit). It either goes to lock screen and just locks up, or allows me to login after a second or two, but something is not returning calls (sudo , inxi, others just hang, services stop responding).
I've been testing this for a few hours, tried the latest 5.3.0-53 kernel to check if anything improved, but I'm at wit's end ( not helped by me returning to linux after years of absence).
The only hint of an issue it that "journalctl -u" ocasionally pops out :

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May 21 22:44:46 linux-laptop systemd[1]: Dependency failed for Suspend.
May 21 22:44:46 linux-laptop systemd[1]: Job failed with result 'dependency'.
However, I have no clue how to find what is the missing dependency.

The weird bit is that running "sudo systemctl start systemd-suspend.service" suspends it perfectly, so I'd assume it's not the usual Kernel/drivers/uefi/etc issues.

Current inxi output:

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~$ inxi -Fxz
  Host: linux-laptop Kernel: 4.15.0-101-generic x86_64 bits: 64 
  compiler: gcc v: 7.5.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.4.8 
  Distro: Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic 
  Type: Portable System: Alienware product: Alienware 13 v: A10 
  serial: <filter> 
  Mobo: Alienware model: 0VMGD7 v: A00 serial: <filter> UEFI: Alienware 
  v: A10 date: 05/29/2019 
  ID-1: BAT1 charge: 28.4 Wh condition: 33.7/52.4 Wh (64%) 
  model: TOSHIBA PABAS0241231 status: Charging 
  Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core i5-4210U bits: 64 type: MT MCP 
  arch: Haswell rev: 1 L2 cache: 3072 KiB 
  flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 19182 
  Speed: 924 MHz min/max: 800/2700 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 947 2: 988 
  3: 933 4: 930 
  Device-1: Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics vendor: Dell driver: i915 
  v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 
  Device-2: NVIDIA GM107M [GeForce GTX 860M] vendor: Dell driver: nouveau 
  v: kernel bus ID: 03:00.0 
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.5 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa 
  resolution: 1366x768~60Hz 
  OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Haswell Mobile v: 4.5 Mesa 19.2.8 
  direct render: Yes 
  Device-1: Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel 
  v: kernel bus ID: 00:03.0 
  Device-2: Intel 8 Series HD Audio vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel 
  v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.15.0-101-generic 
  Device-1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter 
  vendor: Bigfoot Networks Killer N1525 Wireless-AC driver: ath10k_pci 
  v: kernel port: f040 bus ID: 01:00.0 
  IF: wlp1s0 state: up mac: <filter> 
  Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros Killer E220x Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Dell 
  driver: alx v: kernel port: e000 bus ID: 02:00.0 
  IF: enp2s0 state: down mac: <filter> 
  Device-3: Atheros AR3012 Bluetooth 4.0 type: USB driver: btusb 
  bus ID: 2-8:4 
  Local Storage: total: 238.47 GiB used: 20.27 GiB (8.5%) 
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: LITE-ON IT model: L8T-256L9G-11 M.2 2280 256GB 
  size: 238.47 GiB 
  ID-1: / size: 232.28 GiB used: 20.26 GiB (8.7%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/dm-0 
  ID-2: swap-1 size: 976.0 MiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/dm-1 
  System Temperatures: cpu: 51.0 C mobo: 27.8 C gpu: nouveau temp: 45 C 
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
  Processes: 211 Uptime: 10m Memory: 7.71 GiB used: 1.94 GiB (25.2%) 
  Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 7.5.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.20 
  inxi: 3.0.32 
Any ideas?

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