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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tracing, perf: add more power related events
  On 9/28/2010 2:22 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Tuesday, September 28, 2010, Jean Pihet wrote:
>> Hi,
> Hi,
>> Here is what I am proposing, in reply to all your comments:
>> 1) rename the events to match Thomas's proposal:
>> power:power_cpu_cstate
>> power:power_cpu_pstate
>> power:power_cpu_sstate
> If that sstate thing is going to mean "suspend", then please drop it.
> "Suspend" is not a state, let alone a CPU state. It is a procedure by which
> the (entire) system is put into a sleep state (that is not confined to CPUs).

there are also non-suspend S states, like S0i1 and S0i3 (supported in
the current Intel "Moorestown" platform)

so it's slightly more complex than "just" suspend :)

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