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Jamie Lokier writes:
> With laptops, people are willing
> to assume the RAM is reliable -- accidentally pulling the plug out won't
> lose the data.

But a buggy apm implementation and the battery running down can.

(and I've seen my Thinkpad 380XD with RH's 2.2.14-5.0 kernel and
RH's apmd run itself dead. Kill apmd and it'll do the right thing
and suspend, then hibernate. And no, I haven't even attempted to
debugg it yet).
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