xfce4-power-manager and battery settings

David Mohr squisher at xfce.org
Fri Mar 20 01:05:55 CET 2009

On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 5:22 PM, Liviu Andronic <landronimirc at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/3/19 Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org>:
>> Basically suspend is useless (it'll run out of bat anyway). I guess that
>> might be the reason.
> Suspend would stop "any" battery consumption, and would avoid a "hard"
> system halt. I would regard Suspend as a "hard"-style notification

Wow, I want to see that system that doesn't have any battery
consumption in suspend mode! It would be awesome, but reality is that
99% of all hardware uses quite a bit of battery while being in suspend

> that would definitely prompt user to plug it in, and would be a good
> step toward avoding data-loss. Hibernate goes too far in trying to
> halt battery consumption, and Shutdown seems like the "lose your data"
> option.
> It would probably make sense to have Suspend in the list.
> Liviu


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