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3.8 Merge window part 1

3.8 Merge window part 1

Posted Dec 13, 2012 5:00 UTC (Thu) by mathstuf (subscriber, #69389)
Parent article: 3.8 Merge window part 1

> The devfreq subsystem now supports devices that can be suspended (or placed into an idle state) independently of the rest of the system.

Does this mean that we'll have better video card power management (especially with dual video card laptops) given some code from their end?


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3.8 Merge window part 1

Posted Dec 13, 2012 7:49 UTC (Thu) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239) [Link]

No, it's been possible to do runtime power management of PCI devices for a long time. The problem with GPUs is the higher layers, not the lower ones.


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