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Old 4th July, 2004, 12:28 PM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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There is already a solution, it's called ACPI. It's designed to control power consumption, and is already used in many systems. The AMD64 platforms already support ACPI power states, but it does require the OS to do some work.
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