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Hi Rafael,

2011/5/12 Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl>:
> On Thursday, May 12, 2011, Raffaele Recalcati wrote:
>> What happen normally in runtime pm implementation is that every devices
>> are switched off and are enabled only when needed.
>> In our case instead we have a completely functional embedded system and,
>> when an asyncrhonous event appear, we have only some tens milliseconds
>> before the actual power failure takes place.
>> This patchset add a support in order to switch off not vital part of the system,
>> in order to allow the board to survive longer.
>> This allow the possibility to save important data.
>
> OK, so first, who decides what parts of the system are vital and what aren't?

Take a quick look at Documentation/power/loss.txt paragrpah "2.4
Power loss policies".
You can decide what can be powered off.

Thanks,
Raffaele



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