[ubuntu] Live USB Ubuntu (screen?) fails to restart after suspend

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello All- I have a laptop that I can't install a hard drive in - a connector is broken of some sort. All else works well & has a great battery life, so I am using a live usb with persistence with the laptop. All is good enough except for suspend. Here's the scenario: Choose suspend Laptop suspends Press a button Things happen (fan whirs, some lights come on- looks/sounds/smells as if it is on Screen is black/not on I try 8000 keystroke combinations to wake it Nothing works I press and hold power button to shut it off To clarify about the screen being "black/not on"- it's bl (Hardware)