[maemo-developers] Internet Tablet Power Management presentation from linux-pm summit 2007

From: David Weinehall david.weinehall at nokia.com
Date: Wed Jul 11 15:50:30 EEST 2007
On ons, 2007-07-11 at 13:28 +0100, ext Andrew Flegg wrote:
> On 7/11/07, Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa at nokia.com> wrote:
> >
> [snip lots of interesting stuff]
> >
> > It's a similar case to sleep while idle vs user-controlled suspend: just
> > because old devices were doing suspend that doesn't make it desirable.
> This being reraised made me think about why, the other day, I *did*
> want user suspend. Sometimes I just want a quick way to:
>   * Shut off all network connections.
>   * Stop any noise (except configured alarms)
>   * Have the screen locked
>   * Not have to save my position
>   * Be able to resume quickly
> This isn't "suspend" in a power sense, but in a use-case sense the
> purpose is clear.

So what you want is basically the "Soft Poweroff" option that's
available to you with a simple:

vim /etc/systemui/systemui.conf

but with some minor tweaks?  I guess that can be arranged =)

Regards: David

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