Richard Hughes hughsient at
Tue Mar 27 03:53:11 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-03-27 at 12:43 +0200, Danny Kukawka wrote:
> You can't say clearly IIRC if something get saved to RAM, because this get 
> normaly handled by the bios and depend on the bios implementation. I have 
> seen machines which show the same behavior on Standby as on suspend-to-ram.

Sure, but what I've described is the common case, no?

> > Standard Nomenclature
> > This section describes the standard nomenclature that should be used by 
> > programmers when implementing the Power Management Specification.  
> > Standby
> If you provide information about Standby, why are there no functions on the 
> interface to call Standby (Standby/CanStandby/CanStandbyChanged/)? I know HAL 
> don't provide a interface by default, but there are (maybe old) machines 
> which support no suspend-to-ram but work with Standby.

Valid point. Either we can add the standby stuff to the spec, or I can
drop the standby description. kpowersaved uses standby doesn't it?


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