Misc. ACPI / suspend
wbh at conducive.org
Sun Mar 2 20:36:32 PST 2008
Matthew Dillon wrote:
:Wondering if anyone more well versed in the ACPI implementation could
:comment on the applicability of:
:w/r/t the current state of the art in Dfly
:(or BSD's in general)
I really have no idea re: this. Suspension in general is not well
supported by any of the BSDs.
<dillon at backplane.com>
. . and there seems to be a bit of a 'Catch 22' there in any case.
If the BIOS can alter 'stuff' out of site of the OS it is parking, what
does the existence of such a 'feature' do to a(ny) security model?
Seems to at least beg creating the option of setting a flag to
specifically *prevent* suspend-to-disk/hibernation (and/or force a
reboot on wake-up).
Just because one is paranoid.... etc
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