Automated adoption of devkit-power latencies

Phil Knirsch pknirsch at
Tue Nov 11 07:17:21 PST 2008

Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 14:53 +0100, Phil Knirsch wrote:
>> Using monitoring information e.g. from collectd or other sources this 
>> could automatically be detected though and then the system could be 
>> automatically transitioned into a related power saving states depending 
>> on the load.
> What's doing the monitoring? Or is this policy from something like cron
> or IPA?

See above. Something like collectd could be used as a source for that 

>> I'd personally like to use devkit-power and it's API as a service, as 
>> overloading it with such functionality might very quickly lead to the 
>> problems we've seen in the past with HAL where everything was put into
>> a single service.
> No, I think it's 100% on topic for DK-p. Powersaving is inextricably
> linked to latency in my opinion.

What about cases where you want to completely shut down a device though 
as you know it's not used?

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