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Do not stop processing while closing a laptop

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000131164D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Nov-09
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Nov-09
Document File: 1 page(s) / 62K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Have you never tried to have a laptop connected thought wireless or GPRS and need to close laptop because your flight has been announced ? . Imagine that you have sent 99% of a file ?. And you need to close the laptop ?. A disaster.

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Do not stop processing while closing a laptop

The Problem

Have you ever tried to have a laptop connected thought wireless or GPRS and need to close laptop because your flight has been announced ? . Imagine that you have sent 99% of a file .... And you need to close the laptop .... A disaster.

The Solution

It is a switch described in the following picture. Actually the laptop already has a switch that put the laptop in stand-bye when it is closed. What needs to be done is to create a switch that will allow the running operations to complete before to go in stand-bye.

If the switch is on and a trasmission is running, when the laptop will be closed , the ibernate message will not be sent by the switch but the system will complete the trasmission first before to send a ibernate message. If on contrary the switch is off, the behaviour is as it is today .. the laptop when will be closed, will send the message of ibernate.

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