Re: Bug#262030: ITP: laptop-mode-tools -- Userland scripts for laptop mode, a battery-saving mode for Linux
Bart Samwel <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Thu, 2004-07-29 at 17:26 +0200, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder
>> On Thursday 29 July 2004 15.21, Bart Samwel wrote:
>> > Description : Userland scripts for laptop mode, a
>> > battery-saving mode for Linux
>> > Laptop mode is a Linux kernel feature that allows your
>> > laptop to save considerable power, by allowing the hard
This is an example of the age-old problem of creating package with a
couple very small scripts. However, I don't see a good package in which
these scripts could be integrated. I'd really like to see them
available somewhere in Debian, so I'm willing to accept a separate
>> Does this thing also work on Apple Powerbooks or is (some of) it
> It is architecture independent. The only thing it requires is a 2.4
> linux kernel >= 2.4.23 or preferably a 2.6 kernel >= 2.6.6. The package
> is not well-tested on 2.4 but it shouldn't break a lot.
> For those who are interested, a preliminary package can be downloaded
Please make the source package (.dsc, .diff.gz, etc.) available there
> Feedback is, of course, welcome. Slightly offtopic: I'm looking for a
> sponsor for this package, preferably one who owns a laptop which runs a
>>= 2.6.6 kernel and which has working ACPI. To those who read this, if
> you're willing to sponsor, please contact me.
I'd be willing. It sure beats the mess I made of my laptop installing
these scripts by hand...
You win again, gravity!