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7412615 Information processing equipment and power consumption control method  
Information processing equipment is so constructed that the power consumption of a disk drive for hard disks, optical disks, or the like can be reliably and sufficiently reduced. The host CPU...
7409565 Method, program and apparatus for power control through an electronic information device in a magnetic disk unit  
A power control method for a magnetic disk unit is disclosed. The method includes identifying a type of a last instruction sent to a magnetic disk unit and, in response to identifying the type,...
7409568 Power supply voltage droop compensated clock modulation for microprocessors  
A voltage source droop compensated clock modulation for microprocessors is described. Specifically, the circuit reduces the clock frequency if a voltage source droop is detected.
7409566 Methods and apparatus for controlling power supplied to a remote device through a network cable  
A detection circuit monitors a hardware-level signal received from a remote device for voltage transitions indicating that the remote device is connected to a network cable. If the detection...
7404094 Relay set in network device and method thereof  
A relay set in a network device. The relay includes a first switch, a switch control unit, and a first AC coupling unit. The first switch is coupled between a first receiving end of the network...
7404090 Device and computer system for power management using serial link connections  
Power management for a computer system and device is accomplished by implementing two separate power modes in a serially-connected device, and selecting from the two power modes depending on the...
7403232 Intelligent power management system  
An intelligent power management system is particularly applicable to accessory devices that can be coupled to a basic device to provide the basic device with an enhanced feature. The accessory...
7401238 System and method for causing an idle image to execute on an application node of a distributed computing system when instructed to power down  
A distributed computing system contains one or more application nodes. One or more control nodes provide for the efficient and automated allocation and management of computing functions and...
7401243 Demand-based dynamic clock control for transaction processors  
A variable speed data processor includes a clock generator generating a plurality of clocks at different clock rates. Clock select circuitry synchronously selects one of the clocks as an output...
7398402 System, medium, and control method for a computer  
A computer including a central processing unit, a cooling fan, an operating system (OS), a temperature sensor sensing a temperature within the CPU, a mode selector for selecting one of a fan off...
7398401 Method and apparatus for communicating information from an operating system based environment of a server blade to the chassis management module  
A method for managing information from an operating system based environment includes determining whether the information is to be communicated to a chassis management module. The information is...
7398410 Processor employing a power managing mechanism and method of saving power for the same  
A processor includes a plurality of execution units configured to execute instructions, a pre-decoder configured to sieve out a power-switching instruction from the instructions, and a power...
7398405 Output system, printing system, printing device management device and printing device, print instruction program, printing device management program and printing device control program, and printing method  
An output system having an output device that performs output based on output data so that the output device performs the output after having acquired authentication. In the system, an operating...
7398403 Multiprocessor control apparatus, control method thereof, and integrated circuit  
Provided is a multiprocessor control apparatus that restrains impairment of processing speed of entire operations, while pursuing power consumption saving for a multiprocessor. The multiprocessor...
7395121 Service providing system  
A service providing system includes input/output devices, a service providing device configured to provide services by driving the input/output devices, and a preparation device, in response to...
7395445 Controller for power supplies  
A state machine implemented controller is provided in which a logic core 20 is reconfigurable in response to state data held within a memory 22. Thus, on transition from one state to a next state...
7392409 Data processing apparatus and power control method  
A device of this invention solely executes a power saving operation without influencing a repeater operation on a serial bus interface to which a plurality of devices are cascade-connected. A...
7392410 Power adapter having power supply identifier information functionality  
In a method and system for an improved power adapter providing power to a load, the power adapter is electrically coupled to the load via a multi-conductor connector. A change in a current flowing...
7392405 Digitally controlled power supply  
A digitally controlled device is provided to interface between a user of adjustable power unit and an adjustable power module, where the user provides an analog user input signal for adjusting the...
7389434 Keep awake heuristic  
A method of controlling power management is provided. In an embodiment, the user provides feedback that the inactivity period before a display blanks is too short. In response to the user...
7389436 Power management system  
A power management system for electrical and electronic apparatus has a number of components which may be switched to a low power state. A power controller (20) is coupled to each component in the...
7389435 System and method for the frequency management of computer systems to allow capacity on demand  
In a system and method for the frequency management of processors or blades to allow capacity on demand a requestor of the computer system develops a need for an increased performance from the...
7389431 Data processing device and power saving control method  
A data processing device which can communicate with a computer terminal, comprises: a receiver to receive data transmitted from the computer terminal; a shifter to shift a state of the data...
7389439 Method and apparatus for managing power of portable computer system  
Provided is a method and apparatus for managing the power of a portable computer system, in which a convenient user interface is provided. The method includes calculating a range of a desired...
7386403 Method and system for charging management  
A method and a system for charging management are applied in an electronic device. The system includes a sensing unit, a detecting unit, a signal output unit, a receiving unit and a processing...
7386743 Power-managed server and method for managing power consumption  
A power-managed server and method for managing power consumption is disclosed. According to one embodiment, a power-managed server data processing system is provided among a plurality of server...
7386740 Method for efficient supply of power to a microcontroller  
A method and a system for supplying power to a microcontroller with a single cell. One embodiment of the present invention discloses incorporation of a power supply pump circuit with the...
7386744 Rack equipment power pricing plan control system and method  
A rack equipment power pricing plan control system and method is presented. In one embodiment of the present invention, a power pricing plan rack equipment control method is utilized to control...
7380143 Battery system configurations for docking components  
Systems and methods for providing an extended battery system for a docking component such as a media slice. The extended battery system may be a high capacity battery system provided to power...
7380144 Enabling and disabling of powering-off of computer system  
A computer system powers off upon operation of a power switch when the power switch is enabled. A switch mask enables and disables the power switch without intervention by an operating system of...
7376852 Method for controlling power change for a semiconductor module  
The present invention provides a method for controlling power change for a semiconductor module. Specifically, under the present invention power is applied to, or removed from a semiconductor...
7376853 Network apparatus, method for controlling the same, and program for the same  
A network apparatus and a method for controlling the apparatus where the apparatus is connected to a communication network and is capable of switching between a first operation mode and a second...
7373537 Response to wake event while a system is in reduced power consumption state  
An apparatus adapted to facilitate execution of task or tasks in response to a detection of an occurrence of one of one or more particular wake events while a system is in a reduced power...
7369184 Digital broadcast receiving apparatus  
In a digital broadcast receiving apparatus, when a power source operation input is done by a user during execution of a starting sequence, a control part stops the execution of the starting...
7366927 Method and device for handling requests for changing system mode  
The present invention provides a device for handling requests for changing system mode. The device includes a signal hold/clear unit and a gate control unit. The signal hold/clear unit has the...
7366928 Voltage regulation control unit for determining a percent voltage regulation of a CPU core voltage based on a spec signal from the CPU  
A voltage regulator module (VRM) and a voltage regulating system for a CPU. The VRM supplies a supply core voltage corresponding to a VID signal output from the CPU. A core voltage generator...
7366549 Integrated mobile terminal device and method for controlling external display unit  
An integrated mobile terminal device including an external display unit, a personal digital assistant (PDA) unit and a cellular phone unit combined with one another, and a timer controlled by...
7366929 Combined serial and parallel port for high speed controls  
Methods and apparatus for selecting one of a plurality of N-bit digital values stored in a table, via a parallel interface having a bus width less than N is provided. The plurality of N-bit...
7366922 Power control for gaming machine  
When an alternating-current power is supplied to an ATX power supply, sub power is supplied to a PC board from the ATX power supply. When the sub power is supplied to the PC board, a PWOK signal...
7363485 Controlling advanced configuration and power interface control methods  
The control method names used in the advanced configuration and power management interface (ACPI) are modified to add control flexibility to the interface. The interface is between a basic...
7360037 Storage controller, storage control system, and storage control method  
There is provided a storage control system in which various controls to a plurality of storage controllers connected to each other can be effectively performed. The storage control system controls...
7360017 Storage control device for longevity of the disk spindles based upon access of hard disk drives  
The present invention provides a storage control device which enables the time between failures to prolong as much as possible, though it uses HDD's whose mean time between failures is relatively...
7360105 Computer peripheral used by being connected to a host computer to reduce power consumption in standby mode  
A computer peripheral that can be connected to a host computer receives a power supply from the host computer. The computer peripheral includes: a USB connector 1 for connecting the computer...
7359998 Low-power CD-ROM player with CD-ROM subsystem for portable computer capable of playing audio CDs without supply energy to CPU  
A low-power audio CD player for portable computers permits operation of the CD-ROM subsystem when power is not being supplied to the computer subsystem. In one embodiment of the invention, the...
7356714 Method of communicating a signal from a sensor, connected to a connector, to an auxiliary module  
An electronic connector connected to a sensor or a switch, and communicating a signal through a common bus includes an I/O unit receiving a signal from the sensor or the switch, a control unit...
7353416 Wireless access point seek mode for wireless access clients  
A computer system that is configured to wirelessly access a local area network is further configured to search for the availability of wireless access points when the notebook computer is...
7353413 Computer system power policy adjustment in response to an affirmative indication from a user  
In some embodiments, a method is provided to receive from a user an affirmative indication via a peripheral device that the user is no longer using a system without powering down a processing...
7350087 System and method of message-based power management  
Briefly, system and method for message-based power management which may be used, for example, in computer systems and communications networks. Embodiments of the present invention may include, for...
7350090 Ensuring power availability to a blade server when blade management controller is corrupted  
An information handling system having a plurality of blade server modules (BSMs) and power supply units (PSUs) uses a module monitor board (MMB) to monitor and control a power budget of the PSUs...
7346789 Multimedia reproducing apparatus having function for efficient use of memory  
A multimedia reproducing apparatus having excellent operability and amenity. In the apparatus, a ROM contains an OS including a system program and a utility program. A control unit controls at...