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Ângelo Miguel Arrifano wrote:
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> 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:
> 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