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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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