cvs commit: src/sys/dev/acpica acpi.c acpi_cpu.c

John Baldwin jhb at
Thu Nov 20 08:29:24 PST 2003

On 20-Nov-2003 Nate Lawson wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, John Baldwin wrote:
>> One minor suggestion btw.  Could you fix the hw.acpi.cpu.cpu_cx_lowest
>> to use the "C1", "C2", and "C3" strings for its user-visible interface
>> instead of the direct integer?  Setting the value to C2 is a bit more
>> intuitive than setting it to 1 to get C2.
> I considered this before, however Cx is really a type, not a given state.
> There can be more than 3 sleep states.  For instance, the IBM R40 has C1,
> C2, C3, and C3 (4 states).  An index was the only unique way I could
> specify the states.  The transition latency is also unique but setting a
> state to 182 to get the last C3 state is even worse from a user
> perspective.

Ah.  Maybe rename the sysctl/tunable to indicate that it is an index?


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