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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
7386748 Information processing apparatus and control method  
According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a display device, a main body rotatably connected to the display device and overlapping so as to at least partly face 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...
7383450 Low power firmware  
In some embodiments, the invention involves reducing platform power consumption. In an embodiment, the platform may handle a predetermined set of events by the platform firmware when the platform...
7383449 Power management for connected circuits  
Each of at least two power management (PM) circuits interconnected by a signal line is adapted to control a power supply to at least one functional component associated to the power management...
7383456 Method of autonomously controlling power to respective units of an information processing apparatus  
With a state in which electric power is not supplied to respective functional units as a basis, an information processing apparatus is capable of performing power control to supply electric power...
7383452 Electronic device and method for initiating powering-up of a processor in the electronic device  
A device and method for making a peripheral device compliant with a power management standard, such as the USB standard, are described. The device includes a power management unit (PMU) and a...
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...
7380146 Power management system  
A power management system includes a voltage source configured to provide at least a first voltage and a second voltage, and a controller configured to couple the first voltage to a first voltage...
7376854 System for enabling and disabling voltage regulator controller of electronic appliance according to a series of delay times assigned to voltage regulator controllers  
In some embodiments, a method, apparatus and system for enabling and disabling voltage regulator controllers are generally presented. In this regard, a sequencer agent is introduced to selectively...
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...
7376968 BIOS integrated encryption  
A system and method for facilitating BIOS integrated encryption is provided. An interface is defined between the operating system and the BIOS. The operating system employs this interface to...
7376847 Power distribution control circuit for multi-power domain electronic circuits  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for controlling power distribution during transitory power-up period of multi-domain electronic circuits that are supplied by multiple power supplies. The power...
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...
7372834 Method of controlling transmission power of retransmission packet and mobile terminal using the same  
The transmission power of a retransmission packet is controlled in the event of a packet retransmission request being sent from a receiving side in a wireless mobile communication system...
7370220 Method and apparatus for controlling power sequencing of a plurality of electrical/electronic devices  
A method and apparatus for managing power sequencing in a data storage system. The turn-on or spin-up sequence for the media drives in an array of media drives is selectively controlled such that...
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...
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System and method for selective memory module power management
 
A memory module includes a memory hub that monitors utilization of the memory module and directs devices of the memory module to a reduced power state when the module is not being used at a...
7363525 Bidirectional inline power port  
A method and apparatus for bidirectional provision of inline power over data telecommunications cabling permits power to be received at a local powered device (PD) from remote power sourcing...
7363518 Information handling system with power fault protection circuit  
An information handling system (IHS) employs a power fault protection circuit to protect the IHS from overvoltages which may occur on an information line from a power adapter to the IHS. The...
7360100 Intelligent power management control system and method  
Certain embodiments of the present invention relate to a dynamic power management system. The system includes a power input providing power to an imaging system, measurement unit(s) for measuring...
7356386 Method for reducing instantaneous current on startup  
A method for reducing instantaneous current on startup is applicable to an electronic device with a management controller. The management controller is electrically connected to a startup...
7356718 Semiconductor memory circuit and method for operating the same in a standby mode  
A semiconductor memory circuit having a controller by means of which the semiconductor memory circuit can be switched into a standby mode with a reduced power requirement, comprises an analog...
7350089 System for memory hot swap  
A system may include a motherboard, a chipset coupled to the motherboard, a memory module mount coupled to the chipset, a power transistor electrically coupled to the memory module mount, a...
7343519 Disk drive power cycle screening method and apparatus for data storage system  
The present invention is a disk drive power cycle screening method and apparatus for a data storage system. In an exemplary aspect of the present invention, a disk drive power cycle screening...
7343502 Method and apparatus for dynamic DLL powerdown and memory self-refresh  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for conserving power in an electronic device. In particular, embodiments of the present invention dynamically place the memory...
7340625 Process and apparatus for reducing power usage microprocessor devices operating from stored energy sources  
A process and apparatus for preparing said process for reducing the power consumption of microprocessor-based devices by reducing the frequency of the oscillator governing the logical operation of...
7340550 USB schedule prefetcher for low power  
A circuit for monitoring future Universal Serial Bus (USB) activities is described. Specifically, the circuit may comprise a Direct Memory Access (DMA) engine schedule prefetcher. The DMA engine...
7340624 Clock control system and clock control method  
This invention relates to a clock control system including a CPU, a peripheral functional block for the CPU, a frequency multiplication circuit which multiplies the frequency of an input system...
7340627 Method and system for supplementing current during enumeration of a USB device  
A method and device for supplementing current from the USB bus for enumerating USB devices that require additional current beyond that allowable by USB bus specification. A chargeable power...
7337342 Power supply sequencing distributed among multiple devices with linked operation  
A system and method is provided to accomplish distributed power sequencing function of a large electronics system with minimum number of signals in the sequencing network without compromising the...
7334144 Host-based power savings method and apparatus  
A system which includes a disk drive or other storage device coupled to a host system provides for reduction of the amount or rate of drive power consumption using procedures which are at least...
7334139 Power supply control apparatus, power supply control system, and administration apparatus  
A system performs the power supply control of a plurality of information processing apparatuses at a low cost without relation to the intrinsic function of the information processing apparatus and...
7325151 Program, recording medium, method, and information processing apparatus for controlling an execution mode of a CPU  
Disclosed is a program product for directing the information processing apparatus to control an execution mode of a central processing unit(CPU) provided, the CPU having a plurality of execution...
7325100 Apparatus and method for entering and exiting low power mode  
An apparatus for entering and exiting low power mode comprising a processor having a cache; a power management mechanism connected to said processor for controlling a plurality of power management...
7325148 Power supply management system in parallel processing system by OS for single processors and power supply management program therefor  
In a parallel processing system by an OS for single processors which operates an OS and an existing application for single processors on a multiprocessor to realize parallel processing by the...
7321976 Information processing apparatus, power supply control method for plural information processing apparatuses, and storage medium therefore  
A representative computer requests performing a power-down process to other computer and notifies each of other computers of a next power-up date and time each time a power-down date and time...
7315952 Power state coordination between devices sharing power-managed resources  
Methods and apparatuses for coordination of power state management in and electronic system.
7308590 Automatic dynamic processor operating voltage control  
A technique to adjust a processor's operating voltage dynamically while preventing a user from placing the processor into a harmful operating voltage state in relation to the core/bus frequency...
7305572 Disk drive input sequencing for staggered drive spin-up  
Disk drive spin-up is staggered to reduce peak power requirements. Spin-up of the drives is controlled by selectively delaying voltage inputs to the disk drives. Alternately, spin-up of the drives...
7302600 Power supply detection method, apparatus, and system  
Circuits in a processor may provide an indication that power supplies are ready when waking from a reduced power state. The processor may include timers to measure a period of time, and may...
7299373 Systems and methods for a controllable release of power supply in a mobile device  
Systems and methods are disclosed for removing a power supply from a host unit running a computer program, without losing data or causing a cold boot. The present invention employs a retaining...
7299370 Method and apparatus for improved reliability and reduced power in a processor by automatic voltage control during processor idle states  
A method and apparatus automatically transferring to an enhanced low-power state of a processor is disclosed. In one embodiment, either all or a portion of a processor core clock distribution grid...