[maemo-developers] Bug#6203, rotation and OHMD

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Tue Nov 17 19:28:49 EET 2009

ext Aniello Del Sorbo wrote:
> according to bug 6203 (https://bugs.maemo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6203)
> Nokia introduced this "ohmd" daemon that
> pauses applications not whitelisted so that the rotation itself would
> proceed smoothly.
> In the meanwhile Collabora had fixed and improved a lot rotation
> itself, so that this "pausing" is not needed anymore.
> In fact, it make thinks worse.
> Is the purpose of OHMD ONLY to pause not whitelisted applications when rotating?
> As if it is so, I'd put a "stop ohmd" every time I run Xournal to make
> sure it rotates smoothly.

It handles also audio policies and tries to make sure that you get
your phone calls when the device is heavily loaded and some other
minor things.

	- Eero
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