Subject: Re: ACPI S4BIOS support
To: None <,>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/13/2007 19:23:32
On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 11:23:40AM -0500, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> 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.

I always do a suspend to disk, most of the time for weeks and sometimes even
for months. But this is with apm and not with acpi, because acpi doesn't work
so good for me. No, I don't think updating to a branch and test that will not
help, the notbook is too old for that.