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Author: Wolf K
Date: Jun 8, 2010 01:02

On 07/06/2010 14:33, David wrote:
> In articleunlimited.newshosting.com>, Wolf K
> wrote:
[...]
>> BTW, if you shut down the machine from the screen or with the Off
>> button on the front, you do not actually shut it off completely. A
>> trickle current still flows, keeping CMOS charged, external USB
>> ports running, and enabling machines to restart when you touch the
>> keyboard (for example). If you are using the power switch on the
>> back of the box, or a powerbar or surge protector to switch the
>> system on and off, then there's no trickle current. This suggests a
>> possible test of my hypothesis.
>
> No, I only use the menu "Shut Down..." option (I used to Hibernate but
> this 10.04 doesn't recover from hibernation but goes into a restart...
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Re: update policy. rant.         


Author: David
Date: Jun 8, 2010 11:22

In article unlimited.newshosting.com>, Wolf K
wrote:
> On 07/06/2010 14:33, David wrote:
>> In articleunlimited.newshosting.com>, Wolf K
>> wrote:
> [...]
>>> BTW, if you shut down the machine from the screen or with the Off
>>> button on the front, you do not actually shut it off completely. A
>>> trickle current still flows, keeping CMOS charged, external USB
>>> ports running, and enabling machines to restart when you touch the
>>> keyboard (for example). If you are using the power switch on the
>>> back of the box, or a powerbar or surge protector to switch the
>>> system on and off, then there's no trickle current. This suggests
>>> a possible test of my hypothesis.
>>
>> No, I only use the menu "Shut Down..." option (I used to Hibernate
>> but this 10.04 doesn't recover from hibernation but goes into a
>> restart taking quite a while). Starting up requires pushing the
>> front button (and also did for recovery from hibernation) as key
>> presses have never effected a restart. ...
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