[systemd-devel] [ANNOUNCE] systemd 210
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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