[kwlug-disc] debian 5.0 (lenny) install goes faster by moving the mouse?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Fri Jun 5 12:51:27 EDT 2009


On Fri, 5 Jun 2009, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:

> Or perhaps because no power savings settings are in effect yet (this
> is a small kernel just for the install that is loaded in memory),
> and the motherboard puts things to sleep until it gets an interrupt
> for a user activity?

  i guess that's possible but it would be kind of weird since most
folks like the idea of starting the install, answering all the
questions and then just walking away and letting the install proceed.
it wouldn't seem to make sense for that to suddenly kick the system
down into a powersave mode that drags things out, does it?

rday
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