[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#766991: Bug#766991: acpid: does not process events

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Nov 5 14:45:37 UTC 2014

Hi Michael

> b/ acpid's internal event processing which calls (shell) scripts on
> certain events which are defined in /etc/acpi/.

Yes, that one.

> I assume Norbert is using acpid in mode b/, so what he noticed was, that
> his shell scripts in /etc/acpi/ were not processed as he apparently
> doesn't have a service which triggers the start of acpid by reading from
> /run/acpid.socket.

Yes, because they are response scripts to simple key press events toggling the touchpad - a 5 liner in shell script.

I think there should be no need for a special service for that.

Amd, out of pure and simply consistency during upgrades, acpid *has* to run. I am not the only one relying on acpi scripts I guess.


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