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    SubjectRe: Linux should better cope with power failure
    Otto Wyss wrote:
    >
    > > I had a similar experience:
    > > X crashed , hosing the console , so I could not initiate
    > > a proper shutdown.
    > >
    > > Here I must note that the response you got on linux-kernel is
    > > shameful.
    > >
    > Thanks, but I expected it a little bit. All around Linux is centered
    > around getting the highest performance out of it and very low (to low
    > IMHO) is done to have a save system. The attitude "It doesn't matter
    > making mistakes, they get fix anyhow" annoys me most, especially if it
    > were easy to prevent them.
    >
    > > What I did was to write a kernel/apmd patch , that performed a
    > > proper shutdown when I press the power button ( which luckily
    > > works as long as the kernel works ).
    > >
    > Not with a AT power supply but certainly nice to have. See that it gets
    > included into the kernel.

    It was just a line or two bugfix, not a real patch. I will dig it up
    and send a patch for 2.4
    When I have the time :-)


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