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Fri Oct 6 11:57:03 PDT 2006
On Fri, 06 Oct 2006 08:48:40 -0400
David Zeuthen <david at fubar.dk> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-10-06 at 09:45 +0200, Tim Dijkstra wrote:
> > > 3. when resuming, pm-suspend / pm-hibernate saves the last passed
> > > options in a configuration file somewhere if that location
> > > is writable. User should be able to tweak that configuration
> > > and specifically tell pm-suspend / pm-hibernate not to touch
> > > it at all
> > To by-pass the fdi files you mean? Maybe we shouldn't make that to
> > easy; if we do, people that know how get there system to work might
> > not have that much incentive to push it to HAL.
> > Maybe we could provide some documentation/script on how to create
> > and install an fdi file, with a note asking to send it here.
> That's a good point.
> So we could make HAL pass an option, say, --dont-generate-quirk-file,
> to pm-suspend / pm-hibernate. If said pm-utils programs don't find
> this options in the resume path they leave a file in,
> say, /var/lib/pm-utils/ called pm-utils-quirks.fdi. Then power
> managers such as g-p-m can look for this file and prompt the user to
> submit it upstream via established mechanism such as bug-buddy for
> Can also ask the user to copy it to the users local fdi file
> repository in /etc/hal/fdi/information AFTER it's submitted upstream.
> What about that?
Yes, something like that.
I don't think this can be done 100% automatically; sometimes the
system comes back alive, only without video. So I think pm-utils
shoudl ask 'is your system functioning properly?', and then write that
But yeah, nice idea.
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