Subject: Re: power management and related concerns
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jachym Holecek <email@example.com>
Date: 07/01/2006 14:50:38
# Steven M. Bellovin 2006-07-01:
> On Fri, 30 Jun 2006 17:28:15 -0700, "Garrett D'Amore"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Well, I've made the mistake of looking at what we currently have in
> > NetBSD. And comparing it with some real (our) hardware.
> > There are few quick points for discussion:
> > [... power management (not) in NetBSD ...]
> I've been thinking similar thoughts. I have a paper design for (what I
> had tentatively called) envstatd. The config file would look something
> like this:
> acpibat0 <.04 /bin/shutdown -p now
> temp=acpitemp >70*2 /bin/shutdown -p now
> where the *2 indicates that it has to happen twice in a row.
What does "twice in a row" mean? What about ">70*2m" ==> "temperature
over 70 degC for two minutes"?