Idle-suspend a little too intrusive to user experience?
pgf at laptop.org
Mon May 10 14:54:37 EDT 2010
> On 05/10/2010 10:38 AM, Paul Fox wrote:
> > > 2. The machine suspends frequently while it is loading a web page, and
> > > does not wake up, meaning that the web page doesn't finish loading
> > > until you realise what's happened and intervene
> > i'm going to venture a guess that the network there isn't quite
> > as responsive as it is here at 1cc. right now we inhibit based
> > mostly on outbound network traffic within 5 seconds of the
> > suspend point. in the case of slow DNS or web-server response, i
> > can imagine that that might not be sufficient. the mechanics
> > within powerd for doing the detection are a little cumbersome
> > right now -- i think i know how to fix it, but it's non-trivial.
> > if i can rework it, it will be much easier (i hope) to extend the
> > detection interval.
> Is it suspending in the act of sending or while waiting for the response
> I'm curious why the the incoming response packets are not causing a WOL.
good question. i've put more time into the keep-from-suspending
part (since i can't do anything about the wake-on-lan part), so
that's where i jump when troubleshooting.
the absence of wake-on-arp (or auto-arp) is an issue, and could be
part of this problem.
paul fox, pgf at laptop.org
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