"'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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