Subject: Re: SIGPWR not handled by init?
To: Jonathan A. Kollasch <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/07/2006 09:02:31
On Jul 7, 2006, at 12:43 AM, Jonathan A. Kollasch wrote:

> Well, a few weeks back I had thoughts of a uhidups(4) that talked
> to powerd.  But, that wouldn't support contact-closure UPSes, and
> the HID UPSes have lots of quirks.  This came about because I (at
> the time) thought the manually-do-the-final-kernel-shutdown-in-
> userland dance before the suicide was a tad crazy.  So (although
> this still requires the aforementioned dance), perhaps, there  
> should be
> a way for other userland hw-monitoring daemons to talk to powerd?
> Just a thought, NUT's upsmon works almost as well as it can already.

Yes, I think a way for other privileged userland processes to talk to  
powerd would be appropriate.

-- thorpej