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Re: Video and Keymap Quirks



On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 22:02:07 +0100
"Jonathan Underwood" <jonathan underwood gmail com> wrote:

> On the subject of USB keyboards - I had a dell laptop and i plug an
> external USB keyboard into it. As well as the various multimedia keys,
> it has 3 buttons for Wake, Sleep and Power. On F-7, out of the box,
> the Sleep button succesfully suspends the laptop. But, once suspended,
> the Wake button doesn't resume the laptop (pressing the power button
> actually on the laptop does).  Is it possible for the USB subsystem to
> react to ACPI events? Is it possible for the Wake key to work?
> 
> [I should add that the Wake key does generate the correct keycodes as
> far as I can tell].

wouldn't that mean leaving the usb bus powered up and waiting for input
while sleeping?  Wouldn't that chew through battery faster?

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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