[kwlug-disc] Ubuntu Karmic and power management

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Wed Nov 4 10:06:01 EST 2009


As for the question on what acpi_osi is, I have no idea, and don't care much
to be honest. I found something online about it, tried it and it worked. So
now power management is happy.

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 9:16 AM, Lori Paniak <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>wrote:

> Are these parameters good for grub and/or grub2?  Does grub2 pass them
> in the same manner as we are used to in plain grub?
>
> I think the hope of an automated upgrade across bootloaders from
> Jaunty(grub) to Karmic(grub2) is faint.  The claim is that an in-place
> upgrade will not change the bootloader, but reports suggest otherwise.
> I have not had any trouble with fresh Karmic installs on several
> machines.
>
> Some, possibly helpful, notes on bootloader upgrades in ubuntu:
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/Grub2Testing
>
> The best approach appears to be to test grub2 in Jaunty (as outlined in
> the link) and iron out any glitches before any upgrade to Karmic.
>

The one laptop that was upgraded from Jaunty to Karmic successfully has grub
that behaves like the old grub, and I edited it the same way. So I assume it
is not grub2?
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