Re: [WISHLIST] IBM HD Shock detection in Linux

From: Niel Lambrechts
Date: Sun Dec 12 2004 - 17:16:39 EST

On Sun, 2004-12-12 at 23:06 +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >I picked this up from somewhere on the net, pity that it is not c
> >code...
> - there is "c" in "c#".
> - the code looks really ugly (is this always the case with something that's
> written under windows?); make a silent rewrite if license allows :)
> >The code apparently can display the horizon, but cannot prevent
> >shocks :(
> How can something prevent a shock if it does not know before? What I mean is
> that if I smack a harddrive, it can hardly evade it... nor can it prevent me
> from smacking it.

It can only prevent shocks when it detects tilts... like when the laptop
shakes in a moving vehicle for example..


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