Re: [WISHLIST] IBM HD Shock detection in Linux
From: Lee Revell
Date: Fri Dec 10 2004 - 15:01:47 EST
On Fri, 2004-12-10 at 03:39 -0500, Shawn Starr wrote:
> > Lee Revell <rlrevell <at> joe-job.com> writes:
> > >
> > > On Wed, 2004-12-01 at 13:31 -0500, Shawn Starr wrote:
> > > > While I have seen this feature in XP, It would be nice to have such
> > > > functionality in Linux. Does anyone know if this is being worked on
> > > > somewhere?
> > >
> > > What is it? What does it do? How does it work? Got a link?
> > It's a motion detector on the motherboard.
> > Here is an IBM whitepaper:
> > ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/aps2mst.pdf
> > Kay
> Where can we find it on the motherboard or probe for it safely?
Exactly. All the IBM people on this list and not one remotely useful
post. I can contact marketing@xxxxxxx or something if I want a bunch of
fluff. That whitepaper is just a user level guide for the Windows
Obviously it's a motion detector on the motherboard. How do we freaking
TALK to it? As in, what bits to we write to what registers to do what.
Anyway, Linux support doesn't look good, if IBM isn't going to help.
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