detecting hibernation capability
david at fubar.dk
Tue Nov 29 14:40:48 PST 2005
On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 22:11 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> (bool) power_management.can_suspend
> (bool) power_management.can_hibernate
> (bool) power_management.can_standby
Not sure we really want to make a distinction between suspend/standby
(not many ppl know the difference between ACPI S1 and S3).
> I think we need to expose these keys (rather than just returning invalid
> from the scripts) so GUI programs can hide the options that do not
So take a look at what will be Fedora Core 5. The vendor supplied kernel
is configured on x86 to support ACPI and given the laptop has those
capabilities we'll always set
to TRUE. However this will only work on about 80% of the systems
actually deployed because of bugs (the laptop simply will refuse to
either standby or resume).
Now, it turns out that we can't even white list this, I thought we could
- at least this was what I was told here
So in other words I seriously doubt how this is useful? Sure, it may be
sorta useful to grey out stuff on some platforms; i'd say go ahead and
add this if you have a patch.
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