Re: Let init know user wants to shutdown

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sat Apr 21 2001 - 02:54:56 EST


> > > I'm wondering if that veto business is really needed. Why not reject
> > > *all* APM rejectable events, and then let the userspace event handler
> > > send the system to sleep or turn it off? Anybody au fait with the APM
> > > spec?
> >
> > My thinkpad actually started blinking with some LED when you pressed
> > the button. LED went off when you rejected or when sleep was
> > completed.
> Does the led start blinking when the system sends an apm suspend? In
> that case I don't think you'd notice the brief period between the
> REJECT and the following suspend from userspace ;-)

Not so brief -- suspend to disk takes quite a lot of time. However, it
is probably not too important if user can see blinking led or not.


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