True. PDAs and mobile devices also use it.
So it may be supported for platforms like
AMD's Alchemy (e.g. they have a PDA reference design).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Peter Popov
> Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2005 10:53 AM
> To: Mitchell, Earl; Ivan Korzakow; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: power management on mips
> > I think. While back I read that MontaVista and IBM
> > were working on
> > something called Dynamic Power Mgmt (DPM). Might
> > want to check that out?
> > See links below.
> That's alive and well in shipping mobile phones and
> perhaps other devices. However, it requires quite a
> bit of work to port it to a new architecture/cpu and
> as far as I know it never went mainstream. You'll end
> up with somewhat of a custom PM solution. Nothing
> wrong with that, as long as you're willing to maintain
> it internally as your kernel revs forward.
> > -earlm
> > http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS4297534594.html
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com
> > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf
> Of Ivan Korzakow
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2005 9:01 AM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Subject: power management on mips
> > Hi list,
> > Does anyone knows what power management features
> are there for mips ?
> > I know for example that ACPI have been porting to
> arm. Anything
> > equivalent for mips ? Is it possible to do some
> power management under
> > Linux if ACPI or APM is not ported to mips ? And
> if yes, what would be
> > the work to do ?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Ivan