Re: suspend2 merge (was Re: [Suspend2-devel] Re: CFS and suspend2:hang in atomic copy)

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Wed Apr 25 2007 - 14:53:31 EST

On Wed, 25 Apr 2007, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> 3W for the complete system? In CPU state S1? [1]

In STR, 3W is quite realistic. The CPU is off, all (or most - up to you)
the devices are off, but the motherboard and memory is powered.

> And even 3W would still be a waste of energy.

.. but if the alternative is a feature that just isn't worth it, and
likely to not only have its own bugs, but cause bugs elsewhere? (And yes,
I believe STD is both of those. There's a reason it's called "STD". Go
to google and type "STD" and press "I'm feeling lucky". Google is God).

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