Hard drive spindown

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 09:33:21 PDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 10:06 -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-10-10 at 20:54 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > Or, does this functionality belong in the SetLowPowerMode script. Or,
> > should I leave this completely alone?
> Stuff like this really belongs in the SetLowPowerMode script.

Sure, that's what I thought you would say.

>  Different
> distros may put different stuff in this. Ideally we can get many distros
> to ship the same scripts but for now I think this needs to be per
> distro. The whole kernel/udev/HAL/base-os stuff is just too different
> across distros to have one package right now - hopefully this can change
> but there are many reasons (including political ones) that this is so.


> So for Fedora I'd say that the pm-utils package should pull in e.g.
> laptop-mode and do all the magic there. Didn't you file a bug in the Red
> Hat bugzilla about this? If so, care to share the bug number?



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