[ltp] Fedora on Thinkpads

Behdad Esfahbod linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 10 Nov 2003 11:23:43 -0500

On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Stephan Herhut wrote:

> Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> > Lemme introduce myself briefly.  I'm a happy owner of a Sony Vaio
> > laptop.  The only reason you see me around here is that I'm
> > developing a laptop framework for the Fedora Project, so
> > gathering info.
> Seems you know about it then;)
> So, does it work with ext3 as my disk spins up periodically, even if it
> is enabled. I am using ACPI, so I have to enable it manually at the
> moment ( I havent dealed with acpid yet). Or is there some kind of howto?

Yes, it turns mine off with ext3 pretty good.  All you need to do
is to add a line to /etc/sysctl.conf like this:

vm.laptop_mode = 1


> Thanks
> Stephan