Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: Vasiliy G Tolstov <v.tolstov@××××××.ru>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Add vista Hotstart Technology(TM) support on Gentoo.
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 06:02:24
Message-Id: 476B5622.1070103@selfip.ru
In Reply to: [gentoo-laptop] Add vista Hotstart Technology(TM) support on Gentoo. by "Ângelo Miguel Arrifano"
Ângelo Miguel Arrifano wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Hello everybody, > > With the introduction of windows Vista, most of "Vista ready" laptops > comes with Vista Hotstart(TM) technology support. > > You can read more about this: > http://www.vistabase.co.uk/kb/performance/what-is-windows-hotstart > http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/system/platform/firmware/hotstart.mspx > > Since Microsoft is making a lot of propaganda about this feature on Vista and > I own a HP dv6535ep laptop that supports it, I wrote a Linux driver and opened > a SF.net project to support these devices under linux. > The project is here: http://quickstart.sourceforge.net > > With this driver and a simple init script its possible to launch applications > at boot time by pressing a hotkey while the laptop is either turned off > or in memory suspend. > > With this email I'm proposing getting the driver into portage and creating a > Gentoo doc for this matter. I think people using Gentoo on Hotstart supported > devices could potentially benefit of this feature. Plus, the kernel driver is > very simple and looks stable in the last months. >
I have dell inspiron 6400 with gentoo linux. Does my notebook support this tehnology ? -- С уважением, Vasiliy G Tolstov http://www.selfip.ru

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Re: [gentoo-laptop] Add vista Hotstart Technology(TM) support on Gentoo. "Ângelo Miguel Arrifano" <miknix@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-laptop] Add vista Hotstart Technology(TM) support on Gentoo. "Ângelo Miguel Arrifano" <miknix@×××××.com>