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From: Vasiliy G Tolstov <v.tolstov@...>
Subject: Re: Add vista Hotstart Technology(TM) support on Gentoo.
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 16:38:45 +0300
Ângelo Miguel Arrifano wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Dec 2007 08:58:58 +0300
> Vasiliy G Tolstov <v.tolstov@...> 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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