Subject: Re: MIPS power management support ??
To: None <>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 05/30/2001 09:49:47 wrote;

>> NetBSD/cobalt does not have it inside.  MIPS processor manufactures
>> implemented power saving instructions in incompatible ways.
>> MIPS/hpcmips for WinCE devices uses its own power saving hook when the
>> NEC Vr process is idle.  So, it should not be hard to add QED specific
>> power saving stuff mimicking Vr.
> I just implemented this and tested it on my Algorithmics P-5064.  The
> QED RM5260 CPU in it now runs cool to the touch (in fact, about as cool
> as when the entire machine is powered off).  Heh, the Ethernet chip now
> runs hotter than the CPU :-)
> It's committed to -current.

Ah, it's a cool running.  "Thank you, Coach..."  :-)

Tohru Nishimura