Jaunty Adventures – Part 2: Smackaroo

Still no luck with getting the trackpoint settings to stick after a suspend. While researching a fix for the trackpoint, I got distracted trying to get APS to work.

APS is sort of a harddisk shock protector available in recent models Thinkpads. This post worked great for me (kernel 2.6.28) to get the hdaps module running. For the hdapsd daemon, I did have to edit /etc/default/hdapsd to turn on FORCEENABLE. YMMV.

I had my 15 minutes of fun smacking my new Smackpad around. Now back to those damn trackpoint settings…