More advanced power savings (rev. the DPMS extension).

Keith Packard keithp at
Mon Jul 31 12:56:44 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-07-31 at 15:41 -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:

> Would it make sense to use the chip's built in standy timer (somehow
> linked to the DPMS timer) or just explicitly enable or disable standby
> mode when we handle DPMS events?  Some chips may have more fine
> grained control over which parts of the chip get shutdown when they
> you may want to kick in before a DPMS event (like auto-shutdown of
> FIFOs or the overlay when you aren't using it).  I suppose they could
> be done as driver specific options.

I think any of this detail level should be hidden inside the driver and
not exposed at all; is there any user-visible change to the screen here?

keith.packard at
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