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SubjectRe: [RFD] Automatic suspend
On Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:32:46 -0600
"Woodruff, Richard" <r-woodruff2@ti.com> wrote:

> > so use range timers / timer slack for those apps that you do not
> > trust. That is not a big deal, and solves the issue of timer
> > wakeups...
>
> I not so sure it is that straight forward in practice. End systems
> integrate a lot of 3rd party software who view performance 1st and
> have no thought of power.

you know that with the range timers/slack, you can control the
"rounding" of the timer of the application, right?
You can *directly* throttle the number of wakeups an application causes
that way to a value you set.




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