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    SubjectRe: autosuspend for SCSI devices
    On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 12:56:27 +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > From: Alan Stern <>
    > Add support for autosuspend/autoresume of the SCSI devices. Lowlevel
    > driver can use it to spin the disk down... and it is neccessary step
    > for powering down the controllers.
    > Spinning down the disk is useful - saves ~0.5W here, and it is last
    > major thing we can do to save power on some small machines like
    > Kohjinsha subnotebooks.

    Is there a difference regarding power saving to the already existing
    ways to spin down a disk, like noflushd? In a previous patch you
    mentioned that this can be used to disable the SATA port so save even
    more power. However, this part seems to be missing in this patch,


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