Integration of the laptop-mode-tools package with the rest of the default system

Registered by Steve Langasek on 2009-11-06

The laptop-mode-tools package is installed by default, but if enabled it adds a completely separate power management overlay that doesn't integrate with any of the rest of the system packages (and doesn't respect preferences set in those packages). This should be rectified.

Blueprint information

Status:
Started
Approver:
Robbie Williamson
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Steve Langasek
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Canonical Foundations Team
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for lucid
Implementation:
Beta Available
Milestone target:
milestone icon lucid-alpha-3
Started by
Robbie Williamson on 2009-11-19

Whiteboard

Work items:
[vorlon] remove the package from seeds: DONE
[mvo] remove the package on upgrades (update-manager): DONE
[vorlon] merge the latest Debian version of the package (candidate for sponsorship is available): DONE
[vorlon] drop the code from acpi-support which force-disables laptop-mode-tools: DONE
[amitk] investigate the tuneables in the laptop-mode-tools package to see if there are any settings that really improve power consumption: DONE

Work items for ubuntu-10.04-beta-1:
[vorlon] reduce the delta wrt Debian: DONE
[amitk] Investigate the various tunables in laptop-mode-tools [amber]:DONE
[chasedouglas] add any settings that improve power consumption from laptop-mode-tools to pm-utils [amber]: POSTPONED

Work items for ubuntu-10.04-beta-2:
[chasedouglas] add any settings that improve power consumption from laptop-mode-tools to pm-utils (prototype in PPA): DONE

Status:
<pgraner> cjwatson: ok, we can lucid+1 the first one, the other we can do beta-2 since its just investigation no code changes.
<pgraner> cjwatson: we'll have the first one done for the start of M so that when it opens we have it in

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Work Items

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.