On Wed, 2006-06-14 at 17:21 +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
The other thing that would be really nice is the shutdown of unused
devices when not in use in battery mode. EG. Windows will shut the
ethernet port etc if its not in use at the time to extend the battery
We've already discussed selective suspend on the HAL mailing list, but I
really want to wait until the kernel provides us with a more sane
interface. Then we can add the methods to HAL, and then bring policy to
Better bluetooth support (but I think someone is doing this as part
the gnome SoC)
Yes, mjg59 is doing great. See the HAL archives for screenshots of what
he's achieved so far.
Finally (and not sure if this is already implemented or not) support
of an 'aeroplane mode' which allows you to shut off the radio on the
BT and Wireless adapter with appropriate support in NetworkManager.
Sorry to sound like a broken record :-) This comes under the selective
runtime per-device thing (as above) and is being worked on.