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7653784 Management computer, power supply control method and computer system  
This management computer for managing a plurality of storage apparatuses having a volume storing data sent from a host computer has a schedule information acquisition unit for acquiring schedule...
7653824 System and method of managing heat in multiple central processing units  
An information handling system is disclosed and can include at least one memory and at least two processor cores coupled thereto. Further, the information handling system can include a controller...
7653826 Method and apparatus for query optimization and management of sleepy drives  
The invention, in an embodiment, relates to optimizing database performance by taking advantage of sleepy drives. The invention analyzes queries to indexes based on usage frequency, and determines...
7653825 Method and apparatus for adaptive power consumption  
A method for adapting power consumption of a processor based upon an application demand is provided. The method initiates with determining an application demand based upon a current processing...
7647514 Reducing power consumption at a cache  
In one embodiment, a method for reducing power consumption at a cache includes determining a nonuniform architecture for a cache providing an optimum number of cache ways for each cache set in the...
7647515 System and method for information handling system adaptive variable bus idle timer  
Power management of an information handling system PCI Express bus dynamically adjusts the inactivity time at the bus that is determined before initiation of a low power state by analyzing the...
7647519 System and computer program product for dynamically managing power in microprocessor chips according to present processing demands  
A method, system, and computer program product are disclosed for dynamically managing power in a microprocessor chip that includes physical hardware elements within the microprocessor chip. A...
7644295 Powering a human machine interface by way of USB  
A human machine interface (HMI) device comprises a power recognition component that determines at least one power source that is providing power to the HMI device, wherein the at least one power...
7644293 Method and apparatus for dynamically controlling power management in a distributed system  
According to one embodiment of the invention, an activity detector comprises a resource partitioned into a plurality of chunks, a power controller and an activity detection unit. In communication...
7643731 Low power DVD playback in a portable computing system  
In a DVD playback mode only, the first type interface is disabled and a DVD driver unit having a hardware DVD decoder connected to a DVD reader unit arranged to read video data from a DVD inserted...
7644294 Dynamically self-decaying device architecture  
A power management method and mechanism for dynamically determining which of a plurality of blocks of an electrical device may be powered on or off. A device is contemplated which includes one or...
7643301 Heat exchanger system and method for circulating external air about a chipset  
A system, method, and computer program product are provided for circulating external air about a chipset. Included is a circuit board with a chipset mounted thereon that communicates with a...
7640441 Communication apparatus  
A printer has a controller configured to give an instruction to a LAN controller, the instruction specifying which one of communication speeds the LAN controller should communicate at. When it is...
7636863 Apparatus for controlling power of processor having a plurality of cores and control method of the same  
Embodiments of an apparatus and methods for controlling power of a processor having a plurality of cores can independently control individual or selected cores and power supply circuits...
7634675 Monitor power management  
A method of performing power down of a computer monitor when a video signal is no longer present and apparatus which performs the method schedules an automatic power conservation mode after a...
7631207 Reducing power consumption for processing of common values in microprocessor registers and execution units  
Reducing power consumption in microprocessors for the processing of common values. Common values provided in at least one received operation are encoded into encoded common values having a lower...
7631201 System software for managing power allocation to Ethernet ports in the absence of mutually exclusive detection and powering cycles in hardware  
A method of allocating power to ports in an Ethernet switch, including: (1) determining the available capacity of a power pool used to supply the ports, (2) assigning a configuration power to each...
7631199 Various methods and apparatuses for power states in a controller  
Various methods, apparatuses, and systems are described in which a chipset controller has circuitry to control communications with a peripheral device in a computing device. The chipset controller...
7627771 Clock control hierarchy for integrated microprocessors and systems-on-a-chip  
A clock control hierarchy is provided that is comprised of synchronous and asynchronous hold request signals that are used to start and stop functional units of a chip. Pervasive logic is provided...
7627741 Instruction processing circuit including freezing circuits for freezing or passing instruction signals to sub-decoding circuits  
An instruction processing circuit includes an instruction decoder, with an instruction input coupled to an instruction source and a control output coupled to the control input of an execution...
7623482 System and method for effectuating the transfer of data blocks including a header block across a clock boundary  
A system and method for effectuating the transfer of data blocks including a header block across a clock boundary between a first clock domain and a second clock domain. In one embodiment, a first...
7624215 Interrupt controller  
An interrupt controller for managing interrupt requests comprises interrupt control circuitry in a first domain, the first domain being switchable to a low-power mode, and interrupt request...
7624260 System executing a fast boot wake-up  
A processing system is set forth that includes a processor, read only memory storing an operating system image file accessible by the processor, and random access memory that is also accessible by...
7620832 Method and apparatus for masking a microprocessor execution signature  
An apparatus and method are provided that disassociates the power consumed by a processing system from the instructions that it executes. The apparatus includes a power predictor that predicts the...
7620833 Power saving for isochronous data streams in a computer system  
For isochronous data steams processed by a computer system, for example high definition audio streams, embodiments keep track of the free space available in the input and output buffers for the...
7620828 Dynamically changing PCI clocks  
A method, apparatus and computer-usable medium are presented for dynamically selecting a clock signal used by a peripheral device that is coupled to a motherboard. When the motherboard is powered...
7620831 Information processing apparatus and power supply control method for information processing apparatus  
An information storage device (2) in an information processing apparatus has a power supply controller (13). The power supply controller (13) operates by being supplied with power from a...
7620834 Battery voltage sag avoidance algorithm for a wireless handheld device  
A method and system for power source management of a portable device. A power source used to supply electrical energy for a portable device should ideally operate with a constant terminal voltage....
7617406 System and method for saving power consumption by individually reducing power usage of each of plurality of computers to a respective lower limit within a server system  
A server system includes a control device and plurality of server devices. The control device calculates an actual power consumption of the server system and notifies the actual power consumption...
7616517 Config logic power saving method  
A circuit which includes an IP cell having a function select input signal line, combinatorial logic having an output connected to the function select input signal line of the IP cell, a...
7613938 Power cycle circuit  
An apparatus comprises a controller for controlling operation of the apparatus and a switch for switchably coupling electrical power to the controller to enable the controller and apparatus to...
7613935 Power monitoring for processor module  
A processor module includes an execution unit and a power monitor for monitoring power consumption by processor components including said execution unit.
7613934 Method and apparatus for monitoring the power state of computer system  
A monitoring method and apparatus applied to a computer system having a computer case, a controller and a register for changing the power state of the computer system according to the assembling...
7610533 Semiconductor integrated circuit and method for testing the same  
In a semiconductor integrated circuit, power source wiring for supplying power supply voltage to a plurality of flip flop circuits, and power source wiring for supplying different power supply...
7607003 System and method for loading an operating system on a personal computer  
Systems and methods for loading a limited-purpose operating system on a general-purpose computing device are provided. One such system includes a general-purpose computing device having a data...
7603574 Network interface speed adjustment to accommodate high system latency in power savings mode  
A system is coupled to a network by a network interface. In a power savings mode the speed setting of the network interface is reduced to accommodate increased system latency.
7600136 Power management in an information channel  
Methods and associated apparatus to reduce electrical power consumption in an information channel may include identifying times at which to restore power to elements in the information channel,...
7596653 Technique for broadcasting messages on a point-to-point interconnect  
A technique to broadcast a message across a point-to-point network. More particularly, embodiments of the invention relate to broadcasting messages between electronics components within a...
7596389 Mobile communication terminal, method for controlling execution state of application program, application program, and recording medium wherein application program has been recorded  
In the mobile telephone 1 relating to the present invention, a control section 2 performs control for switching between a non-active state which refuses inputs to an application program, and a...
7596686 Power management system  
A power management system for a multiple compute component system. The management system enables operational management of individual compute components in two low power states of operation,...
7596705 Automatically controlling processor mode of multi-core processor  
An apparatus for controlling a power management mode of a multi-core processor in a computer system includes a monitoring unit configured for monitoring conditions relating to the power management...
RE40922 Method and apparatus for powering-on a computer-based system via a network interface  
A network interface card in a networked client computer includes a network interface circuit that decodes and then compares incoming network packet addresses to known address bit patterns, the...
7594131 Processing apparatus  
The processing apparatus in the present invention is a processing apparatus which executes a program and performs processes of the program, and includes the following: an execution circuit having...
7590870 Physical presence determination in a trusted platform  
A computer system is presented which provides a trusted platform by which operations can be performed with an increased level trust and confidence. The basis of trust for the computer system is...
7587618 Computer system and unit, and power supply control method therefor  
A computer system apparatus and method therefor are described which are appropriately power-controllable corresponding to each usage-situation. The computer system includes a PC main body and a...
7587619 Method and apparatus for partitioning memory in a telecommunication device  
An apparatus and method are disclosed for partitioning and downloading executable memory images in low-powered computing devices comprised of multiple processors and a mobile station modem. The...
7584376 Method and apparatus for power management  
An electronic device includes a processor configured to run a plurality of applications, a power supply coupled to the processor, and a database coupled to the processor. The database is...
7584312 Data processing apparatus having improved buffer management  
A data processing apparatus stops a supply of data to a buffer when the buffer becomes full, and thereafter performs processing such as moving to a low-power mode and switching execution tasks....
7584367 Power control device for processor  
A processor has: a power table including a plurality of power control registers each rewritably storing power control information; a condition determiner for rewritably storing a plurality of...
7581031 System and method for maintaining proper termination and error-free communication in a network bus  
A system for maintaining proper termination and error-free communication in a network bus (12) including a power bus includes at least one network device (18), a network controller (14) and at...