[Pm-utils] Some thoughts about some of the hooks
pjones at redhat.com
Tue Oct 10 16:58:03 PDT 2006
On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 17:18 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > - shouldn't the "session daemons" actually do this? Send a "going to suspend"
> > signal which NM (and others) will listen to?
> gnome-power-manager currently does this, but it NetworkManager doesn't
> mind being asked twice.
Hrm. Actually, that may be a source of some bugs. Not 100% sure
though, let me think about it some more.
But if it is or not, pm hooks should be doing this, not g-p-m, because
(at least according to plan) it will be common to use NM independently
of the desktop.
> > 90clock:
> > - setting the hwclock before suspend is only needed if your cmos clock runs
> > badly wrong. If you do not have ntpd running (no network, notebook), then
> > it might make things even worse. Resetting system time after resume from
> > the cmos clock is not needed, the kernel does this already.
> > (We had this option in powersaved since up to 2.6.7(?) the kernel did not
> > do this correctly. After the kernel was fixed, we set the default to "off".
> > I never had a bugreport about it ever since, so i wanted to remove it from
> > powersaved anyway).
> I know nothing about this one. Peter?
It's mostly crackrock, but what really needs to happen is for ntpd to
join the modern world. Then we throw this out entirely.
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