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Sleepy Linux

Jan 08, 2008, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])

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"'Current Linux versions can enter suspend-to-RAM just fine, but only can do it on explicit request. But suspend-to-RAM is important, eating something like 10% of [the] power needed [compared to an] idle system. Starting suspend manually is not too convenient,' began Pavel Machek, describing an idea he referred to as Sleepy Linux. He continued, '[starting suspend manually] is not an option on multiuser machines, and even on single user machines some things are not easy: 1) Download this big chunk in Mozilla, then go to sleep; 2) Compile this, then go to sleep; 3) You can sleep now, but wake me up in 8:30 with mp3 player...'"

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