Re: A desktop environment[1] kernel wishlist

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Fri Nov 21 2014 - 14:08:47 EST

On Mon 2014-10-27 15:19:39, Bastien Nocera wrote:

> > Now, I do think knowing which IRQ did bring you out of suspend is
> > useful, but mostly for power-debugging when you're trying to optimize
> > battery life. But for userland logic, I think its far too prone to
> > races.
> I also cannot know, from user-space, whether Wake-On-LAN,
> Wake-On-Wireless-LAN, or the Wi-Fi card's "network proximity" triggered
> coming out of suspend for example.
> I can certainly check for the status of the lid, but I wouldn't know
> whether a button was pressed to turn the machine back on, as the
> firmware would eat that.

If the firmware eats that, I'd call it "firmware bug"... and if we
could work around it by synthetizing button press, yes, we should do
(cesky, pictures)
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