Re: What is pbbuttonsd used for nowadays?
I'm glad you're happy with pbbuttonsd. My questions have nothing to do
with whether pbbuttonsd is good or bad.
>>>>> "Børge" == Børge Holen <email@example.com> writes:
> On 31. jan.. 2009, at 22.20, Stefan Monnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>> E.g. is pbbuttonsd's cpu throttling similar to what cpufreqd/
>>>> do or does it work differently? What about the comparison with the
>>>> kernel's "ondemand" scaling governor (tho this doesn't work on my G4, so
>>>> it's maybe not a relevant question)? What happens if two of them are
>>>> installed at the same time?
>>> Non issue, leave it to the kernel
>> I do not know what you mean. Are you saying "pbbuttonsd's cpu
>> throttling functionality is useless, use the `ondemand' governor to let
>> the kernel take care of it"?
> No, not useless. Still i like easy and functions further up the tree if you
> catch my drift
>> If so, it doesn't apply to the G4 since the G4 isn't able to switch
>> frequency quickly enough for the kernel's scaling governors to be used.
> Ok, i'll be sure to let my computer know that.
>>>> How does pbbuttonsd's hard-disk power save compare to the usual
>>>> laptop-mode thingy?
>>> Also a kernel thingy
>> Actually, not only: the kernel provides ways to save power, but how and
>> when to use them is generally under the control of userspace tools.
> You sure want to confuse the discussion with minor importances. Want to
> discuss X' mouse handling to?
>> But IIUC you're saying that pbbuttonsd's hard-disk power saving
>> functionality is made redundant by laptop-mode?
> No. I still like easy and functions to be handeled as early as possible
> making me run less annoying program and daemons
>> Is it also the case that pbbuttonsd makes laptop-mode redundant?
> Now you are fetching straws to discuss boring subjects
>>>> For someone like myself who uses Debian on a variety of platforms, it'd
>>>> help me figure out how best to adapt my generic Debian config.
>>> For the sake of EASY handling of button functions... There shines
>> I believe you. But I don't know what "buttons" you're talking about, nor
>> do I know what is their "function". And I'm not even sure what you mean
>> by "EASY" (tho I guess you mean "without any manual configration").
> Manual configurations is ok.
> Still, changing the light with proc or whatever with numbers 1-255 is kinda
> stupid. Btw now you come out as somewhat a bit dense. You've read the posts
> on this current topic you started?
> Apt-get install pbbuttonsd once is easy and every little marking and symbol
> on my keyboard works