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Re: and an insomniac pismo (with 2.4.14-pre5-ben0)

On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Ethan Benson wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 09:32:17AM -0800, Wilhelm *Rafial* Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > >my point is that putting a laptop to sleep instead of shutting it down
> > >entirely when transporting it is not a good idea IMO and IME.
> >
> > IMO & IME, putting a laptop to sleep is an essential part of the
> > laptop experience.  Being able to grab & go, and pop the 'book open
> > at the other end and and be right where you left off is amazingly
> > useful.  I have had laptops come awake in transit, but as long as the
> > lid is still closed, they go back to sleep and it is no big deal.  I
> no they don't, my 540c did not, and it had a mechenism where when the
> lid is closed it went to sleep, but when it awoke for whatever reason
> it usually stayed awake and became very hot.
> so its up to you, convenience and risk of destruction and meltdown, or
> shutting it down and not having to worry about it much.

pmud can be configured to not wake up from opening the lid.  In this
configuration, only a keystroke or the power button will wake it.

anyway my powerbook just goes baqck to sleep when the lid is accidentally


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