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authorVictor Lowther <>2009-12-05 11:51:33 -0600
committerVictor Lowther <>2009-12-05 11:51:33 -0600
commitc016155ca72c86bfefe397de4310f53566a1c246 (patch)
treea3010d94ddf5a76f37169783fb9f2491a737ea3d /man
parentcc971769598b08e8a29b5319048c59c41a0b2f2f (diff)
Updated pm-action manpage to reflect recent changes.
We have --store-quirks-as-lkw instead of --store-quirks-as-fdi, and the default kernel methods have a suspend-hybrid implementation that has a 900 second delay between suspending and hibernating.
Diffstat (limited to 'man')
1 files changed, 20 insertions, 19 deletions
diff --git a/man/pm-action.xml b/man/pm-action.xml
index 2bde946..d4e1226 100644
--- a/man/pm-action.xml
+++ b/man/pm-action.xml
@@ -164,7 +164,7 @@
<refsect1 id="options">
- On most hardware putting the video card in the suspend state and
+ On some hardware putting the video card in the suspend state and
recovering from it needs some special quirk handling.
With the --quirk-* options of the <command>pm-suspend</command> and
<command>pm-suspend-hybrid</command> commands you can select which
@@ -181,16 +181,6 @@
variablelist.term.break.after parameters to
control the term elements. -->
- <term><option>--auto-quirks</option></term>
- <listitem>
- <para>
- This option will try to grab the correct quirks for this system
- from HAL. If HAL is not present on the system and this parameter
- is passed, suspending or hibernating the system will fail.
- </para>
- </listitem>
- </varlistentry>
- <varlistentry>
@@ -294,18 +284,19 @@
- <term><option>--store-quirks-as-fdi</option></term>
+ <term><option>--store-quirks-as-lkw</option></term>
- Save the quirks passed to <command>pm-suspend</command> or
- <command>pm-suspend-hybrid</command> as an .fdi file that
+ Save the quirks the video adaptor required by
+ <command>pm-suspend</command> or
+ <command>pm-suspend-hybrid</command> as an .quirkdb file that
is specific to this system. The file will be saved in
- <filename>/etc/hal/fdi/information/99local-pm-utils-quirks.fdi</filename>.
+ <filename>/etc/pm/last_known_working.quirkdb</filename>.
This parameter will only save the actual quirks that were
- used to successfully suspend/resume a system -- if you are
- running proprietary video drivers or kernel modesetting
- video drivers, you will generate a potentially incorrect
- .fdi file.
+ used to successfully suspend/resume a system, and will be
+ specific to the exact configuration of that sustem, including
+ the video hardware, video driver, and whether or not kernel
+ modesetting was used.
@@ -499,6 +490,16 @@
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term><envar>PM_HIBERNATE_DELAY [=900]</envar></term>
+ <listitem><para>
+ If you are using kernel suspend/resume and invoke
+ <command>pm-suspend-hybrid</command>, this environment variable
+ controls how many seconds the system will wait after going into
+ suspend before waking back up and hibernating. By default, this
+ is set to 900 seconds (15 minutes).
+ </para></listitem>
+ </varlistentry>