pm-suspend-hybrid support in DeviceKit-power and g-p-m

Kay Sievers kay.sievers at
Thu Dec 3 03:50:44 PST 2009

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 12:44, Richard Hughes <hughsient at> wrote:
> 2009/12/3 Kay Sievers <kay.sievers at>:
>> As far as I know, Mac OS has hybrid only, no separate hibernate. Vista
>> has hybrid by default, but (custom) hibernate can be triggered from
>> the interface. Both do not have the simple (unsafe) suspend.
> Sure, so both have two UI elements, not three.

Mac OS has only a single one, I think. There is no hibernate.

> I still think we should
> map hybrid to hibernate, and then just fix the drivers that cause a
> heavy power drain during "suspend".

I think (the currently unsafe) suspend should be hybrid by default,
when hybrid available.

Hibernate, for me, is really if I want to put my laptop in the shelf
to wake it up next week, or so. And no battery lasts that long. :)


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