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SubjectRe: Notebook disk spindown
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Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk> writes:

> 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).

Enable the 'Ignore multiple suspend' kernel option...

Greetings
Christoph

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