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From: Daniel J Blueman <>
To: Linus Torvalds <>,,
Cc:, Linux Kernel <>
Subject: Re: Question regarding power button of Dell XPS13
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2017 13:19:20 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

On Monday, December 26, 2016 at 6:30:05 AM UTC+8, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 4:36 AM, Paul Menzel <> wrote:
> >
> > I heard that you both have a Dell XPS13. I got the “revision” 9360, and
> > installed Debian Stretch/testing on it with Linux 4.8.15 and Linux 4.9-rc8.
> >
> > When pressing the power button the GNOME dialog, asking what to do (restart,
> > power off, …) doesn’t appear.
> Hmm. I don't recall ever seeing such a dialog. But I don't run Debian.
> For me it works like all power buttons on my laptops have worked
> lately - it suspends the machine.
> Of course, so does just closing the lid.
> The only "bug" I've seen in this area is the design bug of the XPS13
> where there is no visible indication of the suspend state (ie the
> traditional slowly pulsing LED showing that it's all nice and
> suspended). But that seems to be intentional, if stupid. I think it's
> the only real beef I have with the XPS13.

I find the 9360 to be a solid laptop (my XPS 15 9550 would fail to
resume from suspend 15% of the time), but did any of you guys run into
bit-depth colour issues [1] on the Skylake/9350 with USB-C to HDMI


Daniel J Blueman

             reply	other threads:[~2017-01-05  5:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-01-05  5:19 Daniel J Blueman [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2016-12-23 12:36 Question regarding power button of Dell XPS13 Paul Menzel
2016-12-25 22:26 ` Linus Torvalds
2016-12-26 15:10   ` Ozgur Karatas
2016-12-27  7:48 ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2017-01-04 15:10   ` Paul Menzel
2016-12-28  7:07 ` Zheng, Lv

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