27435Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Dell Linux Carputer OS
- Sep 29, 2005Russell wrote:
> Hey All,Actually, in my experience, ACPI is worse than APMD with Suspend2.
> I'm in the process of putting my carputer together. I'm convinced I
> want to use a light distro of linux but I want it to make full use of
> ACPI (I think that is what it is called...hibernate and stand by
> features..) I was thinkering with Puppy and it does most all of what
> I want except for automatically going to hibernate 5 mins after the
> power is removed.
> So I guess my question is do you guys have any suggestions of an OS
> that makes full use of these features.
> Thanks for your time. I'll have to post pictures when it is done.
For a medium weight solution, try Mark Shuttleworth's Ubuntu. I have
had good luck with that one on slowish notebook machines.
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