Subject: Re: Two problems after updateing from 3.0_BETA to current
To: haad <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/02/2005 05:33:02
In message <42EF3979.firstname.lastname@example.org>, haad writes:
>> Do suspend and batter power monitoring now work with ACPI?
>Powerd manual page
>powerd acts upon power management events posted by the kernel's power
>management facility. When events are posted, powerd translates the
>event into a script name and a list of arguments.
> /etc/powerd/scripts/<power_type>, where <power_type> is defined by the
> power management mechanism supported by the system,e.g.,``apm''or
>I thing yes but i have not time to test it :) .I have acpi enabled and
>powerd started .
>after lid switch powerd says powerd: no script for lid_switch
I know that -- but what should the script contain? The only way I know
to suspend a machine via a program is via 'apm -z' (or 'zzz'), and
that's via the apm mechanism, not acpi.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb