Re: Disk waker
On Wed, 12 Dec 2001 14:13:33 +1100
Daniel Pittman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 11 Dec 2001, Hubert Chan wrote:
> > Why on earth is X doing power management stuff?
> For the same reason it drives the video hardware directly. It knows what
> it has done, the kernel doesn't.
> It's also worth noting that the kernel would never know as much about
> the interaction of X and the hardware as X will...
Note, however, that there are some laptops that need the X servers power
management turned off in order for them to resume!!! (Thinking especially
of the IBM Thinkpad t23 at least).
Stephen Rothwell email@example.com