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SubjectRe: [patch 2/4] Expose Power Management Policy option to users
On Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 09:18:08AM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> The other comment is that power saving seems to be a property of the
> transport rather than the host. If you do it in the transport classes,
> then you can expose all the knobs the actual transport possesses (which
> is, unfortunately, none for quite a few SCSI transports).

Would it save any power to negotiate down to, say, FAST-20 for the SPI
transport? Or to negotiate narrow instead of wide, so fewer cables have
to be powered?

"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."
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