Power management concept...
nils.faerber at kernelconcepts.de
Tue Apr 24 14:35:24 CEST 2007
Harald Welte schrieb:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 01:29:09PM +0200, Nils Faerber wrote:
>> Harald Welte schrieb:
>>> On Fri, Apr 20, 2007 at 12:53:10PM +0200, Nils Faerber wrote:
>>>> Harald Welte schrieb:
>>>>> On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 05:16:51PM +0200, Nils Faerber wrote:
>>> I don't really understand what you want, sorry.
>> In other words I wanted to know if the idle mode would be in use instead
>> of the power-off mode. That would make the device more responsive
>> (wake-up latency) and is exactly what is also used by other devices like
>> the Nokia 770/N800 and obviously working well.
> there is no idle mode. there's only slow mode, which gets rid of the
> PLL's but is significantly higher, power-consumption wise.
Ah, darn, I alwas confuse idle and slow - sorry.
> Also, the generic 24xx code in the kernel currently does not yet suport
> slow mode. IIRC, Ben is working on this.
> So since we don't have a particular interest in adding this to our TODO
> list, we expect to support SLOW mode as soon as the mainline kernel
> supports it ;)
Ian also cleared some things up. Bottomline for me new is that slow-mode
is no good replacement for off-mode (i.e. suspend to RAM). Pity ;)
Thanks anyway! Learned a lot again!
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