9.1 Proposal: shutdown menu
michael at laptop.org
Wed Oct 22 15:27:57 EDT 2008
On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 03:15:28PM -0400, pgf at laptop.org wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 10:54:52AM -0400, pgf at laptop.org wrote:
> > >this feature has been discussed on the list(s) earlier, but i'm not
> > >sure of its status. i'd like to make sure it gets on the table.
> > >(and it just came up in dan's ethiopian report.)
> > >
> > >currently it is much easier to "crash" the laptop (by holding the
> > >power button down) than it is to shut it down cleanly. while the
> > >journalled filesystem (currently) can recover from this on the
> > >next boot, application writes in progress might not.
> > (for the record)
> > I'd be much more interested in proposals for how (socially) to get more
> > activities using ACID storage.
>since the first page of google hits is all about where to
>keep batteries and juvenile diseases, i need to ask you
>for a link. :-)
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