Re: Hard Disk consumes lots of power in s2idle

From: Srinivas Pandruvada
Date: Wed Feb 19 2020 - 13:36:08 EST

Hi Kai,

On Wed, 2020-02-19 at 22:22 +0800, Kai-Heng Feng wrote:
> Hi Srinivas,
> Your previous work to support DEVSLP works well on SATA SSDs, so I am
> asking you the issue I am facing:
> Once a laptop has a HDD installed, the power consumption during
> S2Idle increases ~0.4W, which is quite a lot.
> However, HDDs don't seem to support DEVSLP, so I wonder if you know
> to do proper power management for HDDs?
What is the default here
cat /sys/power/mem_sleep
s2idle or deep?

Please follow debug steps here:

We need to check whether you get any PC10 residency or not.


> Kai-Heng