Re: [ACPI] Re: ACPI buttons in 2.6.12-rc4-mm2

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Jul 27 2005 - 17:37:22 EST


> Len Brown <len.brown@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I deleted /proc/acpi/button on purpose,
> > did you have a use for those files?
> There are various cases where it's useful to know whether a laptop is
> shut or not, and /proc/acpi/button seems to be the only place where that
> information is made available at the moment.

Unless it was in obsolete-feature-removal file for a year.... changing userspace
interface is bad idea in the middle of stable series.
64 bytes from icmp_seq=28 ttl=51 time=448769.1 ms

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