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From: Ângelo Miguel Arrifano <miknix@...>
Subject: Re: Add vista Hotstart Technology(TM) support on Gentoo.
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2007 20:01:42 +0000
On Sun, 30 Dec 2007 19:36:08 +0100
Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...> wrote:

> * Ângelo Miguel Arrifano <miknix@...> wrote:
> 
> > If you have your disassembled dsdt acpi table at hand, just grep it for PNP0C32. If
> > PNP0C32 is referenced then yes, it should support.
> 
> On my HP G8000 I've found two devices with that ID: "DBTN", "QBTN"
> (I really wonder where these two buttons are ;-o)
On my laptop DBTN is the DVD button. QBTN is the Quickplay button. On Vista
they are intended to bring DVD or Quickplay at startup.
Anyway, on linux you can assign each button to whatever you want. Just make a simple
script to check button state at startup and do something :)

> 
> Is this box supported ?
> 
> > Anyway, you can always build the kernel module and load it. It won't harm your laptop
> > in case it's not supported.
> 
> Okay, I'll have a try.
> 
> BTW: great job on the userland interface - using synthetic filesystems
> (like sysfs) are IMHO much better than arch dependent syscalls or
> netlink sockets :)
Thanks, I was encouraged by linux-acpi mailing list.

> 
> 
> BTW#2: if you like to get some hosting resources (eg. wiki page, 
> fully integrated mail+web message boards, etc), just let me know.

I'm very pleased by that. Thanks.

> 
> 
> cu
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> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
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>  Patches / Fixes for a lot dozens of packages in dozens of versions:
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Add vista Hotstart Technology(TM) support on Gentoo.
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Re: Add vista Hotstart Technology(TM) support on Gentoo.
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