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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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