[Debian-eeepc-devel] Temporarily disabling lid-close-suspend
Artur R. Czechowski
arturcz at hell.pl
Tue Sep 16 22:13:28 UTC 2008
On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 10:44:42PM +0100, Phil Endecott wrote:
> # Ignore lid-open events
> case `cat /proc/acpi/button/lid/LID/state` in
> open) exit 0 ;;
> close) ;;
> *) # exit with a warning message maybe?
I like the idea.
> I think that the main case to worry about here is where you close and
> then open before the suspend has actually happened.
Why? You close the lid, suspend is started, then you open the lid and
event is simply ignored.
> I would also like to do something about closing the lid after you've
> initiated a shutdown. I think that there should be no suspend so that
> the shutdown can complete.
It would be nice to have this feature too. But wait...
> Is there a good way to detect that shutdown
> is in progress?
I have seen it somewhere! /etc/acpi/actions/suspend.sh:
if (runlevel | grep -q ) || (pidof '/sbin/shutdown' > /dev/null); then
So, suspend.sh itself checks if it could safely suspend machine.
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