[PATCH 0/6] CPUoffline framework

Christian Robottom Reis kiko at linaro.org
Mon Aug 22 14:21:32 UTC 2011


On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 11:18:52AM -0300, Christian Robottom Reis wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 12:38:13PM -0700, Mike Turquette wrote:
> > This series is posted for posterity.  It has been NAK'd by the community
> > since CPU hotplug has been deemed an inappropriate mechanism for power
> > capping.
> 
> I spoke with Amit about this last week. What's the plan going forward on
> really saving power when a CPU isn't being used -- just ensuring the
> lowest possible idle state is really off?
> 
> And are there situations where the hardware requires something like
> hotplug to actually maximize savings?

Oh, and finally, it seems that patches 1-3 might be useful, regardless
of the NAKing of the actual patchset, right?
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