The central point of reference for all questions regarding mobile devices and Linux is http://tuxmobil.org/. Various sections of that Web site deal with the hardware and software aspects of laptops, PDAs, cellular phones, and other mobile hardware.
SUSE maintains a mailing list in German dedicated to the subject of laptops. See http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-laptop/. On this list, users and developers discuss all aspects of mobile computing with SUSE Linux. Postings in English are answered, but the majority of the archived information is only available in German.
In the case of problems with power management with SUSE Linux on laptops,
it is advisable to read the file
/usr/share/doc/packages/powersave. This directory often
contains last minute feedback by testers and developers, so provides
valuable hints for the solution of problems.