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Using hdapsd in Ubunty (Jaunty Jackalope)

One of the cool features in a Thinkpad is HDAPS or IBM Active Protection System as it’s called. The system consist of two parts. The driver that enables reading the acceleration data and some sort of userspace software that does the actual parking of the harddrive heads, usually hdapsd. The hdaps driver is part of the kernel but the driver maintainers actually recommend using the tp-smapi driver instead. So that’s what we’ll do. Start by…

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