Ubuntu for laptops

shirish शिरीष shirishag75 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 18:19:38 UTC 2009

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2009/9/22 Martin Owens <doctormo at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, 2009-09-22 at 22:40 +0530, shirish शिरीष wrote:
>> The use-cases are unique to laptops and laptops in battery-mode. Any
>> benefits on this are surely going to overlap with UNR as well. (as it
>> suffers from similar constraints)
> I can see it also effecting these new cloud computing servers which are
> supposed to be able to conserve energy when required. I know they go
> into suspend, but disk sleep is surely the first step in getting good
> power management.
> I know Tso is an awesome guy, his ext4 presentation at UDS Jaunty was a
> highlight for me so if he says it's too hard to do, then we might just
> have to suck it.
> I'm an optimist, if these fine kernel folks have a problem thrust upon
> them, they will likely solve it somehow. More resources required?

I guess so. Although I don't know who could drive this initiative. I
have zero programming knowledge although could help in finding bugs
and stuff.

Also looking from past experience (w.r.t. ubuntu) it takes couple of
releases to have things right. So even if its discussed and
soft-launched today, it would take anything between a year or a bit
more to have its benefits coming in.

> Regards, Martin Owens

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