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Re: pmud & closed powerbook



On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 04:50:09PM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > According to Apple, the powerbook should not be operated closed.  Under
> > Macos, it is not an option, and pmud doesn't seem to allow it either
> > (although you could change pmud and recompile it).
> > 
> > Most of the heat dissipation is through the keyboard.

> Right, and that's precisely the reason why pmud will force a sleep when
> the lid is closed. 
> 
> If you absolutely insist on frying your machine, just stop pmud. 
> 
> 	Michael

Actually, this is true for the Wallstreet, but not for the Lombard
(and probably the Pismo).  MacOS supports operation while closed on
the Lombard.

What you do is put the machine to sleep, plug in an external keyboard,
and push the power button on the keyboard to wake it up.

-- 
Josh
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