Subject: Re: reboot due to critical battery level
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/20/2007 10:40:12
On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> There's kernel code that does it, too; before the fix was developed --
> as you and others have noted, this is code that is improving very
> rapidly -- I experienced a power-down while in single-user mode.
> (Aside: there really needs to be a sysctl controlling what happens.  I,
> for example, would prefer a suspend.)

That's a horrible idea. You still need power to suspend to RAM.