Installing powerd on earlier F11 builds

Paul Fox pgf at
Wed May 25 13:20:52 EDT 2011

smith wrote:
 > On 05/24/2011 11:37 PM, Paul Fox wrote:
 > > certainly not as serious as with XO-1.5:
 > >
 > >
 > > what's not clear is a) whether this condition can be caused by
 > > lid-switch, and b) whether it can be caused in your charging
 > > racks.  from my experience with those racks, i suspect the effects
 > > won't be as severe as with vertical stacking.
 > Its the other way around.  The original problem was reported by people 
 > using the racks.  We just theorized that people who stack them would 
 > also have a similar problem.

yes.  but quozl's test of xo-1 laptops, as reported in the above
comment link, showed screen damage when vertically stacked.  he
didn't test in a rack.  i was suggesting that the temperatures might
not rise as high in the charging racks, which is sridhar's use case.


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