[linux-elitists] Simplest power management problem

Matthew Galgoci mgalgoci@redhat.com
Tue Aug 22 17:52:26 PDT 2006

> You can easily turn off all of the above with `rmmod`, providing they've
> been built as modules, and you can go farther -- CPU and memory hotplug
> support are in newer kernels.  (If you have a dual-core machine and
> are feeling particularly gratuitious, you can virtually unplug a CPU.)

Does removing a driver gurantee that the device will be left in a
powered off state? I remember the stone ages when this wasn't always
true. I've never really gone through the trouble to see if that is
the case today.

Matthew Galgoci
IS Production Operations
Red Hat, Inc
919.754.3700 x44155

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