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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 13:42:30
Message-Id: 476BC1E5.9030309@selfip.ru
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Add vista Hotstart Technology(TM) support on Gentoo. by "Ângelo Miguel Arrifano"
Ângelo Miguel Arrifano wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Dec 2007 08:58:58 +0300 > Vasiliy G Tolstov <v.tolstov@××××××.ru> wrote: > > >> 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 >> >> >> > If you have your disassembled dsdt acpi table at hand, just grep it for PNP0C32. If > PNP0C32 is referenced then yes, it should support. > > Anyway, you can always build the kernel module and load it. It won't harm your laptop > in case it's not supported. > > Have a look at the project page for more information: http://quickstart.sourceforge.net > > Thanks, >
this is from my dsdt - is my notebook support this tehnology ? Device (MBTN) { Name (_HID, "PNP0C32") Name (_UID, 0x00) Method (_STA, 0, NotSerialized) { If (LLess (OSID (), 0x20)) { Return (0x00) } Return (0x0F) } Name (_PRW, Package (0x02) { 0x16, 0x05 }) Method (GHID, 0, NotSerialized) { Store (HSCO (0x01), Local0) If (Local0) { Notify (\_SB.MBTN, 0x02) HSCO (0x02) } Return (Buffer (0x01) { /* 0000 */ 0x00 }) } } -- С уважением, Vasiliy G Tolstov http://www.selfip.ru

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