[systemd-devel] [ANNOUNCE] systemd 210

Cecil Westerhof Cecil.Westerhof at Snow.nl
Mon Feb 24 23:57:12 PST 2014

On 02/25/2014 01:30 AM, David Timothy Strauss wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 2:08 PM, Lennart Poettering
> <lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
>> logind is now a lot more aggressive when suspending the
>>            machine due to a closed laptop lid. Instead of acting only
>>            on the lid close action it will continuously watch the lid
>>            status and act on it. This is useful for laptops where the
>>            power button is on the outside of the chassis so that it can
>>            be reached without opening the lid (such as the Lenovo
>>            Yoga). On those machines logind will now immediately
>>            re-suspend the machine if the power button has been
>>            accidentally pressed while the laptop was suspended and in a
>>            backpack or similar.
> What about being able to run laptops lid-closed as long as there's an
> external display and input device? I don't personally do this, but I'm
> curious how widely it might be needed.

Should be possible to overrule: I can think of someone having an 
external monitor but still wanting to do a shutdown.

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