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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] maximum latency tracking infrastructure (version 3)
    Andreas Mohr wrote:
    > Hi,
    > On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 05:48:00PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    >> The proposed solution is to have an interface where drivers can
    >> * announce the maximum latency (in microseconds) that they can deal with
    >> * modify this latency
    >> * give up their constraint
    >> and a function where the code that decides on power saving strategy can query
    >> the current global desired maximum.
    > Nifty (aka "dumb") idea: would it make sense to enable drivers to register a
    > callback "we're going to go idle now" to e.g. let a driver refill or
    > service its hardware buffers the very moment before idling?

    I could have sworn there was an idle call notifier already\

    ah there is on x86-64 but it is architecture specific...
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