klaptopdaemon (breezy) & hibernate/resume

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Sep 29 12:57:26 UTC 2005

Sebastian K├╝gler wrote:

> On Wednesday 28 September 2005 20:14, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Can anybody tell me how exactly klaptopdaemon hibernates my ACPI-enabled
>> computer?
>> Google isn't forthcoming.  The documentation in the package says nothing.
>> I would have expected it to use the acpi-support scripts, but not so far
>> as I can tell.
>> Specifically, I want to make sure that whereami runs on resume, and it
>> doesn't.  I can probably run whereami out of the ifplugd actions and get
>> what I want for now, but it's less than ideal.

> I've written a howto some time ago, maybe that sheds some light on the
> issue, find it at: http://vizzzion.org/?id=acpi_sleep

Thanks, but that doesn't actually mention klaptopdaemon.  I _know_ how acpi
works, and I have the acpi scripts doing what I want.  I was hoping to see
a way to actually use the button I already have on my desktop.
> klaptopdaemon *should* call a script, but older versions directly wrote
> to /proc/acpi,

And it looks like it still does, but I can't find documentation.  I might
have to actually read the source!!!

> which broke suspend from klaptopdaemon since it doesn't 
> give you the option to wrap some necessary actions around the sleep.

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