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1. (WO2005106625) SELECTING INPUT/OUTPUT DEVICES TO CONTROL POWER CONSUMPTION OF A COMPUTER SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2005/106625    International Application No.:    PCT/US2005/013727
Publication Date: Nov 10, 2005 International Filing Date: Apr 21, 2005
IPC: G06F 1/26
G06F 1/32
G09G 3/20
G09G 3/32
Applicants: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
RANGANATHAN, Parthasarathy
Inventors: RANGANATHAN, Parthasarathy
Title: SELECTING INPUT/OUTPUT DEVICES TO CONTROL POWER CONSUMPTION OF A COMPUTER SYSTEM
Abstract:
Input/output (I/O) devices (130) many be controlled to reduce power consumption of a computer system (10). A power consumption metric for the I/O devices (130) connected to the computer system (10) is determined. At least one of the I/O devices is selected based on the determined power consumption metric, and power consumption for the selected I/O device is reduced.