low power actions?

pgf at laptop.org pgf at laptop.org
Fri Jul 11 12:23:21 EDT 2008

chris wrote:
 > Hi,
 >    > my interest was piqued by someone on irc asking about automatic
 >    > clean shutdowns for low power.  i was wondering whether we do that,
 >    > and whether we do earlier user warnings ("your battery should be
 >    > charged now in order to keep it healthy"), or perhaps forced
 >    > suspends.
 > Well, we shut off automatically in order to keep the battery healthy,
 > so there's no user involvement needed there.

to clarify:  "shut off automatically" == "clean shutdown"?

 > I don't currently do anything in userspace on low power, but the feature
 > of "shutting down should save state" is targeted at 8.2, and I think the
 > Sugar side is done; I just need a way to trigger the state saving from
 > OHM when power is low.  I've added the request to #6014.

heh.  whatever happened to SIGTERM.  :-)  (only half joking)

 paul fox, pgf at laptop.org

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