Changes in the handling of sleep in idlesuspend (rtcwake?) for F11 based builds?

Benjamin M. Schwartz bmschwar at
Thu Nov 5 09:29:01 EST 2009

Martin Langhoff wrote:
> So we start a shell script and "/bin/sleep" it for a random time.
> Chris pointed out there's a good chance the machine will go into deep
> sleep (as in S1) and not wake up to return.

And this is a huge violation of the transparent-sleep idea that is the
original reasoning behind OLPC's power-management plan.  Without in-kernel
scheduling of wakeups, OLPC will never be able to provide an acceptable
user experience around power management.

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