Automated adoption of devkit-power latencies

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Wed Nov 12 03:30:06 PST 2008

On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 18:41 +0100, Phil Knirsch wrote:
> Yep, absolutely agree. But even there wouldn't it be nice if e.g. during 
> the day that server would have a 10us latency for CPU and during the 
> night automatically transition to higher and higher latencies, up to 
> even 100ms or so? Or a desktop system that has a screenlock running 
> overnight, the user forgot to close his firefox window with a flash 
> plugin running in it.

Sure, that's a great use case.

> And devices that take a lot longer to power down resp. up e.g. harddisks 
> aren't addresses by the latency changes yet if i remember correctly?

I don't see why they can't be added, of course, at the moment there's no
momentum for this stuff in the kernel because nothing uses it in



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