Finally trawled the bug reports again to work out what to do. If you are running Fedora on a Pixel this should fix most of the suspend/resume issues.
I think it should be as simple as Editing /etc/default/grub (This file may need to be created).
If you already have some default command line options, just append the option above to what is there.
My first update in a very long time. Please do not do this if you are unsure of any of the steps. Though as long as you have a ChromeOS recovery built, your Pixel will be fixable. Also, you will lose your current local data. I have written this from memory, so I take no responsibility for your broken notebook.
So I was lucky enough to get a Chromebook Pixel. I love the hardware, I even like Chromeos, but there are occasions when I want full linux.
You can install any OS you like on a Pixel using the legacy boot options, but this will usually make ChromeOS un-bootable, even if you don’t remove it.
If you google, you will find 2 main options for running another Linux distribution along side ChromeOS:
- crouton, running Debian/Ubuntu based distributions in a chroot
- chrubuntu, Running ubuntu in a dual-boot environment
But I wanted to dualboot with Fedora. This basic steps are simple.
- Resize paritions, do not edit partition types or labels.
- Install Linux on /dev/sda7.
Unfortunately the Fedora installer (Anaconda) will always alter the partition table and stop ChromeOS booting. So we need to install Fedora without using the Fedora Installer. Full Instructions below.
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