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ARM processor power management with Linux

Q: ARM processor power management with Linux

I want to learn how to manage ARM processor power management with LINUX (for example the Cortex-A53 MP Core).
Can someone recommend literature, a tutorial or web based information?
Thank you in advance
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A:processor power management

Just set minimum to the lowest it can go and let the computer handle it. I this case, 0. That way the computer will adjust the frequency of the CPU when it needs to. Otherwise it will stay at the minimum.
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Do you mean the active/passive cooling stuff?
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Do you have TOSHIBA Power Saver controls installed ???
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You can lower the Minimum state, that would indeed help. You could try setting the power management scheme to HP Recommended or Balanced, those will automatcially the recommended settings.

I would also buy a can of compressed air and thoroughly blow out all the vents on the laptop.

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Is this a laptop for desktop? Sounds like overheating on the video. Vista is getting old so have you ever cleaned the machine? Use compressed air to do the cleaning.

Anyone else with some ideas?
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A:Performance power management features on processor 7 are disabled due to a firmware

I have almost the same exact setup, but still have blue screens, and the identical error messages. Were you able to find a fix?
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Boot to BIOS, Check the settings there.
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A:Collaborative Processor Power Controls for Processor are disabled after upgrade

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

See if this finds any new drivers:

Intel? Driver Update Utility
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A:Processor/Ram management

Download Process Explorer:, and double click on procexp.exe to run the program.Click on View > Select Colunms.In addition to already pre-selected options, make sure, the Command Line is selected, and press OK.Go File>Save As, and save the report as Procexp.txt.Attach the file to your next reply.
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A:power management

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A:Power Management in XP

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A:Power Management

Your question is a bit unclear.
<<Is there a setting that changes it for all users or a group policy that can be enacted for all users.>>
Changes what? What exactly are you trying to do?
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A:Power management

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A:Power Management

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A:Power Management

It is most likely that your battery needs replacing. If it lasted 18 months, you should be thankful.

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A:Power Management In XP

1. I had the same problem. Did you delete the presets? I deleted all the presets, and XP got angry and wouldn't let me save any of my own. I restored to before I deleted the presets, and now I can save (and keep) MY presets. The only annoying thing is that I have all these bloody XP presets I don't need.

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Sorry for the late reply, I've been on a posting frenzy lately...
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A:Power Management

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A:power management

Hi MilesAhead,

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A:power management

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A:Power Management

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Hi and Welcome to TSF

In the BIOS, is the wakeup option set to Power Button only. Change it to "Any Key"

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I set the power management for a number of minutesClick to expand...

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Good day and welcome to the community.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.
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hello Copyright and welcome to the forums
if you see below where it says power state mapping which says which are supported..
from what i can see this should be supported....
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im sure leaving it on all the time will hurt it in some way shape/form. but i do the same thing. but i do set it so the monitor/screen does turn off. cause images will get burned into the screen. and u would set the standby for after task complete.
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Originally Posted by ZeroBishop

I recently re-installed Windows XP Home to my notebook. Since the re-installation I have had problems with Power Management, I normally have my Power Scheme as 'Always on' and 'Do Nothing on Lid Close'. But, everytime I return from stand-by or reboot. The power settings are returned to the default Portable/Notebook power scheme settings but the power scheme selected is still 'always on' and my advanced options for 'Do Nothing on Lid Close' are returned to 'Standby on Lid Close' which is the default for notebooks.

This maybe of help
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The power management features don't always work right - as you've found out.

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As an update to this:

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hi n6neb1,
Welcome to the Lenovo Forums.
Can you try to Disable Sleep and Hibernation Settings under the power options and see if the display or the system still goes off after a couple of minutes.
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Hello TBbolt,

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A:power management on laptop

Under the Advanced tab of Power Options do you have Hibernation enabled? Standby or Hibernation would be the other options for "lid closed", NOT shutdown. Likewise, those are the options for 'inactivity'. Shutdn is a manual operation...push the button.

I don't believe that this is a "driver" issue at all.
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A:Page_fault_in_nonepaged_area /power management

What OS?

Start with a thorough disk check and repair.
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A:Bios power management


I think you'd be able to adjust that power management settings in Windows under

Control Panel>Power Options>Edit Plan Settings>Change Advanced Power Settings>USB Settings
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A:Vista Power Management and MP3 Player


Look in power management advanced for your power profile: -
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A:Power Management completely corrupted.

One possible solution might be.

Start a CMD prompt with administrative priveleges.

type powercfg -L.

If this shows no power schemes, try powercfg -restoredefaultschemes

then restart your computer.
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A:Power Management Bluetooth Mouse

Did you ever find a fix for this problem? I'm having the same issue. No 'Power Management' option on my bluetooth radio properties.
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A:Sony Vaio Power Management

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I got a VAIO FW laptop.
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A:Are ALL my problems related to Power Management?

 Hi UncleScott , 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
Do you have the machine number from the sticker label or get it from here so that we can check on further details of the model?
Hotkeys for brightness and volume are tied with Energy Manager software. 
Most cases of removing it would disable those hotkeys too. 
You may download necessary driver (first with the video) from the support site .
Power management tab would offer you correct version for your pc.
Regarding dll errors, it can be alot of things and consorts from an error on path or corrupted files or applications. 
Try scanning your pc first with your security software that has high potential on corrupting files.
Set your pc on clean boot to disable non essential programs. 
Launch system file checker repair and check integrity of the system files of windows.
(sfc /scannow on cmd line to run as administrator  option 2 )
Update us how things go. 
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A:Power Management Reverts to Default

Hi Sparks,
Lets see if we can get a bit more Info.
Please goto
ControlPanel>Admintools>EventViewer>Expand Windows Logs>System
Then in the right hand panel Select Filter current log
From the dropdown arrow for Event Source select ThemesCPL
Then overwrite AllEvent ids with 7036
Click OK
Post the data.

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A:My Power Management Settings Are Whack, Yo!

Did you try to re-apply new settings ?

You might have a corrupted install ,I would try to customize the settings again and wait to see if it takes effect

Unless you unconciously deactivated it by moving something while it was set like bumpin the mouse a little