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Re: Disk waker

Hi all,

On Wed, 12 Dec 2001 14:13:33 +1100
Daniel Pittman <daniel@rimspace.net> 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                    sfr@canb.auug.org.au

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