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Re: RFA: acpi-support -- glue layer for translating laptop buttons, plus legacy suspend support

Twas brillig at 19:36:30 20.04.2009 UTC+02 when joss@debian.org did gyre and gimble:

 >> Why should *every* user need to find out? Seems to me as if you are
 >> exaggerating in order to make a point. For the majority of users it
 >> just works, that's why it is the default.

 JM> Why not introduce a FDI that disables polling for drives that are
 JM> known to be broken?

Most of ATAPI CDROMs are, so it makes HAL media detection quite useless


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