[PATCH 0/9] Experimental S3C2410A cpufreq driver

Werner Almesberger werner at openmoko.org
Wed Feb 13 13:52:33 CET 2008

Andy Green wrote:
> If you succeed to reduce the CPU consumption by making it take 100 times
> longer to do stuff, it also means you have to take the hit for 100 times
> as much power used everywhere else (esp SDRAM in active mode) while you
> wait.

True, but the MP3 scenario is one where you probably wouldn't have
enough time to do a full suspend anyway, so you'd just have to leave
the full base system (at least MCU, RAM, and PMU) powered, plus any
peripherals you're actually using.

- Werner

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