Poll: Does ACPI lid state work on your Linux laptop?
pasik at iki.fi
Tue Jul 19 10:42:30 UTC 2011
On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 10:37:51AM +0300, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 09:11:23AM +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On 07/13/2011 07:47 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2011-07-13 at 11:35 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > >> On Wed, 2011-07-13 at 16:57 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Maybe it it is an idea to build a whitelist for machines which do
> > >>> have working ACPI lid support? I realize maintaining such a list is
> > >>> a pain, but this way people who care and are lucky enough to have actually
> > >>> working hardware can at least use this ?
> > >>
> > >> It's an idea, but not one I'd do. Either a whitelist or a blacklist
> > >> would be oppressively large.
> > >
> > > I suppose a whitelist has the advantage that it can't hurt anything
> > > compared to the current state, and no matter how short it is, it
> > > benefits *some* people.
> > Yeah, that is my main reason for suggesting this, thanks for wording it
> > so eloquently for me :) Note I'm not volunteering to do the work
> > -ENOTIME.
> Would something like "use_acpi_lid_status" kernel cmdline option be too ugly? :)
> At least it would be easy to parse (grep /proc/cmdline) ..
Any comments about this way of doing it?
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