Re: Intent to package: mobile-update
On Sun, Oct 25, 1998 at 02:24:04PM -0500, Brian Mays wrote:
> Package: mobile-update
> Version: 1.2-1
> Description: Update replacement for mobile computers.
> The mobile-update daemon is a replacement to the update daemon for
> mobile computers to reduce power consumption by allowing hard disk spin
> down extending battery life. The filesystem buffers are only flushed
> if the disk is used for other activity like reading a file or swapping.
I think the latest "bdflush" package from sunsite can do this already.
Debian doesn't use that, it uses "updated". I don't know why.
I asked about bdflush before, and Guy (the Debian 'updated' maintainer) said
he would look at it. Any news?
Where does mobile-update come from?