[Virtualacorn-list] Mention in passing

Jeremy Nicoll - ml virtualacorn jn.ml.vac.83 at wingsandbeaks.org.uk
Fri Aug 20 02:16:50 BST 2010

Dave Symes <dave at triffid.co.uk> wrote:

> Anyway friend stayed longer... I forgot Lappy and came back to it the next
> morning when I did remember, open the lid, but of course it had auto shut
> down when minimum power setting was breached.

I'm not sure that there's any "of course" about this.  It depends on how you
have configured power management for the machine. 

> The biggy surprise was, plugging it into the mains, giving it a minute or
> so then pressing the On button, it automatically returned with the VRPC
> intact, everything as it was when I closed the lid, and ready to go.

That means your machine was configured to go into hibernation when the
battery level dwindled to a certain low percentage.  As a battery gets older
it's worth checking that the threshhold at which this takes effect is
sufficiently large to guarantee that there's enough oomph left to run the
hibernation process cleanly.

Jeremy C B Nicoll - my opinions are my own.

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