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

Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le lundi 20 avril 2009 à 18:26 +0200, Michael Biebl a écrit :
>>>> Second, you can very easily disable this behaviour: man hal-disable-polling
>>> Great, but it's still not the default behaviour.  Does every
>>> user need to find out how to disable it after they become sufficiently
>>> annoyed by the constant spinning up of their CD drive?
>> 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.
> Why not introduce a FDI that disables polling for drives that are known
> to be broken?

You mean like
and the note in README.Debian?

My feeling is, that whatever we do, some people will still complain.


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