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Re: Improved laptop support in d-i?

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 10:42:11AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> By default, d-i will detect the precense of PCMCIA/PCCARD support and
> install the pcmcia-cs package.  Almost all machines with PCMCIA
> support are laptops, and we should consider installing a few more
> extra packacages for these machines.
> In Debian-Edu, we install pcmcia-cs and apmd by default when PCMCIA is
> detected.
> I suspect d-i would be better for laptop users if it installed apmd as
> well.  Perhaps ifplugd and noflushd are good packages to install as
> well??
>   apmd - Utilities for Advanced Power Management (APM)
>   ifplugd - A configuration daemon for ethernet devices
>   noflushd - allow idle hard disks to spin down
>   sleepd - puts a laptop to sleep during inactivity

apmd and sleepd is of little use in new laptops which don't support
apm, only acpi

Finn-Arne Johansen 

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