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    SubjectRe: Automatically mount or remount EXT3 partitions with EXT2 when alaptop is powered by a battery?
    Miles Lane wrote:
    > ..
    > > If it's because of the disk-spins-up-too-much problem then
    > > that can be addressed by allowing the commit interval to be
    > > set to larger values.
    > Thanks Andrew,
    > Yes, the concern is the syncing every few seconds.
    > Would it be possible and make sense to have this
    > setting get adjusted dynamically when a laptop goes
    > onto battery power?

    If the APM/ACPI stuff can report the transition to userspace then yes,
    that's something which their support scripts could do.

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