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    SubjectRe: Problems with remote-wakeup settings
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    On Saturday 06 of March 2010 07:16:20 Alan Stern wrote:
    > On Fri, 5 Mar 2010, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
    > > On Friday 05 March 2010, Oliver Neukum wrote:
    > > > Am Freitag, 5. März 2010 21:59:31 schrieben Sie:
    > > > > > I guess it's better if drivers don't set should_wakeup if
    > > > > > unsure, but of course that's impossible to enforce.
    > > > >
    > > > > That's the real question. Ideally, drivers won't touch
    > > > > should_wakeup. How do we get there from here?
    > > >
    > > > Enable it only for devices specifically designed for wakeup, that
    > > > is keyboards, power buttons and WoL, perhaps also mice and
    > > > modems. Are we far away from that?
    > >
    > > I don't think we're very far from that.
    > >
    > > Mice are known dangerous, especially the USB ones, though.
    >
    > I agree, especially for desktop systems. You don't want the system
    > to wake up merely because you happened to jostle the mouse. That
    > happened to me just a few days ago (and it was a PS/2 mouse, not
    > USB).

    I remember, my old desktop had BIOS option to wake up on mouse click
    (and it had PS/2 mouse either) ignoring mouse move. I actually found it
    useful.
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