Subject: Re: ACPI S4BIOS support
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/13/2007 11:23:40
On Tue, 13 Nov 2007, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> Note that ACPI S3 is not that bad for battery usage (less than 1%/h here)
> and it will always be much faster as it needs to write a lot less data.

Yes, but we need a facility to hibernate when in S3 and battery usage 
drops below a critical watermark (we don't all have brand new batteries, 
you know!). It's not uncommon for a machine to be left suspended on 
battery for days at a time.