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SubjectRe: Notebook disk spindown
Jamie Lokier writes:
> Russell King wrote:
> > > 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.
> Well, perhaps the risk is worth it.

At the least, people should be able to choose whether they are willing
to take the risk or not. So a CONFIG_ option would do.
Has such a patch been submitted?


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