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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 8)
On Sat, 29 May 2010 10:28:19 +0200
Florian Mickler <florian@mickler.org> wrote:

> On Sat, 29 May 2010 02:42:35 +0300
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 5:12 PM, Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa@nokia.com> wrote:
> > > ext Brian Swetland wrote:
> > >> How is it flawed?  Serious question.
> > >
> > > I would avoid repeating all the good arguments given so far, but to make it
> > > short:
> > >
> > > * I believe runtime PM is a much better starting point (at least for the
> > > type of HW targeted at mobile devices) because it mimics an always-on system
> > > toward userspace, which requires less disruption in the way apps are
> > > designed
> >
> > I agree.
> >
> > If I understand correctly, if we have a perfect user-space that only
> > does work when strictly needed and trying to do it in bursts, then we
> > would be reaching the lowest power state, and there would be no need
> > for suspend. The problem is that Android's user-space is pretty far
> > from that, so they said "let's segregate user-space and go to lower
> > power mode anyway".
>
> This has already been mentioned (who knew?): Android doesn't
> want to depend on userspace for this.

there is an implicit "all of userspace" in there, btw..

>
> Cheers,
> Flo
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