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SubjectRe: Journaling: Surviving or allowing unclean shutdown?
Date said:
> Many newer cell phones, even low spec ones, will have a software
> power switch (usually with a hardware override after about 5 seconds
> of continuous press). There are many other concessions that need to
> be made to power efficiency, like the ability to toggle power to even
> very minor peripherals and chips (not only each CPU and DSP, but the
> bus controllers and UARTs connecting things together). These things
> sell in the millions, so their designers can easily budget the custom
> logic.

Even if it only costs pennies - why on earth would someone want to add
logic to a board when they could just fix the software?

It soon adds up when you ship a million units.


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