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7296168 Method and apparatus to minimize power and ground bounce in a logic device  
A predictive power regulation apparatus and method that minimizes power and ground bounce in a logic device. The apparatus includes a predictor and a voltage or current smoothing device connected...
7296172 Power control and management method for uninterruptible power system and servers  
A power control and management method for servers connected to an uninterruptible power system (UPS) comprises: detecting current power supply statuses of the UPS and the servers; detecting...
7295935 Analyzing and/or displaying power consumption in redundant servers  
A method of analyzing power consumption in an information handling system is provided. A voltage associated with a current share signal may be determined. A power load associated with the...
7293187 Image sensing apparatus and power managing method  
If supply of power from a main power source is insufficient but power being supplied from a communication interface (such as a USB interface) is sufficient, an image sensing apparatus (such as a...
7293182 Methods and apparatus for powering a data communications port  
A data communications device includes a supervisory circuit, a power supply, and a power circuit. The power circuit includes a data communications port, a power supply connection coupled to the...
7290125 Method for scheduling launch a computer system based upon a time of timed power-on partition of logical partitions  
Methods, systems, and media for timed power-on in a logically partitioned environment are disclosed. Embodiments may disclose determining a time period based upon a time to launch a partition and...
7290154 Probabilistic and introverted switching to conserve energy in a digital system  
A processor having binary switches is configured to operate at a predetermined probability value that the logical value of each switch is correct. A supply voltage is coupled to the binary...
7281150 Methods and apparatus for controlling operation of a data storage system  
A data storage system includes power circuitry configured to provide power signals, storage processing circuitry configured to perform data storage operations, and a packaged microcontroller...
7281149 Systems and methods for transitioning a CPU from idle to active  
A system for transitioning a CPU from idle to active comprises a sequencer operable to receive a stopclock signal and generate a controlled transitioning signal in response thereto, and a speed...
7278036 System and method for starting up plural electronic devices in an orderly manner  
A system for starting up plural electronic devices includes an external controller, a power source, and four backboards. The external controller includes four output ends. Each backboard includes...
7278041 Data processing system and method  
The present invention relates to a data processing system and method in which an indicator is used to provide an indication of whether or not it is safe to maintain the data processing system....
7275170 Performance controller of electronic device, performance controlling method and computer program product  
A performance scheduler creates performance schedule of a battery based on use schedule of applications and residual charge level. A mode controller monitors and controls performance levels of a...
7275169 Graphical view of shutdown process  
A method of controlling shutdown of processes on equipment powered through a UPS comprises: providing a graphical display system and a graphical pointing device; displaying on the graphical...
7272733 Method of providing dynamic power redundancy based on a difference of current power units and currently needed power units  
One embodiment disclosed relates to a method of providing dynamic power redundancy for a system. A number of power supply units, n, that are presently in an up state is tracked. In addition, a...
7269753 Mapping power system components  
Power system components are mapped using a controller and a data collection system. The controller is operable to transmit a first power system component ID for the first power system component to...
7263622 Power-saving device for controlling circuit operation, and information processing apparatus  
An information processing apparatus includes a first function block which controls rendering and a second function block which controls operation modes of the first function block. The rendering...
7263625 Power supply controller for changing in a predetermined temporal order a combination of voltages supplied to an information processor  
A power supply controller which controls a power supply unit for supplying a plurality of different voltages has a state register section which stores state values corresponding to a combination...
7257724 Method and apparatus for power management in a local area network  
A method of power management for use in a local area network, in which a plurality of local area network nodes are supplied power over communication cabling, the method comprising: supplying power...
7257004 Power delivery system for integrated circuits  
A system for delivering power to an integrated circuit (IC) component mounted on a circuit board includes a circuit board having a first side and an opposite second side. An IC component is...
7254733 Method of shutting down virtual machines in an orderly manner  
A technique for shutting down virtual machines in a computer system which comprises a real computer and a virtual machine operating system. The virtual machine operating system comprises a common...
7254726 System and method for managing system events by creating virtual events in an information handling system  
In a computer system or information handling system, a virtual system event provides for the communication of the notification of a system events from the hardware of the computer system to the...
7251739 System and method for sequencing multiple write state machines  
In some embodiments, systems and methods for sequencing multiple write state machines may comprise a pulse generator, a delay circuit, and a stacked memory array, wherein each memory array in the...
7249269 Method of pre-activating network devices based upon previous usage data  
An approach for pre-activating network devices includes using prior usage of a network device to estimate times when the network device will be used in the future. The network device is then...
7246225 Method and apparatus for implementing a sleep proxy for services on a network  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for implementing a sleep proxy. The system starts by receiving a request at the sleep proxy for information pertaining to a service...
7246248 Control method of storage system, storage system, and storage apparatus  
When power to a storage device is turned on and the storage device can accept a data input and output request being transmitted from an information processing device, the storage device transmits...
7240229 System and method for routing data and power to external devices  
A system, method and kit for forming a powered communications interface in a computer system having a computer housing. A processor, a power supply and a communications interface are installed in...
7237131 Transaction-based power management in a computer system  
A method and an apparatus for power management in a computer system have been disclosed. One embodiment of the method includes monitoring transactions over an interconnect coupling a chipset...
7237134 Backup power module for industrial control and monitoring network  
A technique is provided for applying secondary or backup power to a networked device in the event of a loss or malfunction of network power. In a control and monitoring network. Various devices...
7234050 Techniques for initializing a device on an expansion card  
Techniques for initializing/reinitializing a device on an expansion card without power cycling the system. More specifically, an instruction set is provided such that a device on an expansion card...
7228444 System and method for preserving state data of a personal computer in a standby state in the event of an AC power failure  
A mechanism is provided for a personal computer to preserve user and system state data in the event of an AC power failure when the computer is in a standby state. When the AC power failure...
7219243 Home network power saving device and method for the same  
A home network system with a standby power saving function and a method for saving standby power thereof, wherein various home appliances exchange information with a home server from time to time....
7219245 Adaptive CPU clock management  
A method and system for efficiently managing power consumption in a digital processor controls the CPU clock rate based on actual CPU workload by monitoring a measure of the CPU's activity to...
7219247 Methods and apparatus for replacing cooling systems in operating computers  
An apparatus and method for replacing a CPU cooling system, for example, a fan, while a computer continues to operate has a mechanism for maintenance personnel to signal that cooling fan...
7213160 Power management apparatus, power management method, and power management system  
When causing a power saving mode to return by inputting a return signal, power is supplied to a device to which suppliance of power has been cut off. In this case, a power-saving control CPLD is...
7210048 Enterprise power and thermal management  
Power consumption by a computer system may vary all the time based upon software and the workload. Facility such as data centers host multiple of computer systems. With continuous growing demand...
7206951 Information-processing apparatus and method of controlling power saving  
A power control driver of a BIOS has a function of changing a frequency of clock supplied to a CPU. According to the function of the power control driver, it is possible to set a normal mode for...
7206952 Digital wake-up signal from switch transition of two analog signals  
A digital wake-up signal is generated from an analog switch on a printed circuit board in which a ground trace and multiple conductive switch traces are bridged by a moveable contactor responsive...
7203846 System and method for intelligent control of power consumption of distributed services during periods of reduced load  
A system and method intelligently control power consumption of distributed services using a computer system that provides independent computing elements each capable of entering a power saving...
7203853 Apparatus and method for low latency power management on a serial data link  
An apparatus and method for low latency power management on a serial data link are described. In one embodiment, the method includes the detection of an electrical idle exit condition during...
7197652 Method and system for energy management in a simultaneous multi-threaded (SMT) processing system including per-thread device usage monitoring  
A method and system for energy management in a simultaneous multi-threaded (SMT) processing system including per-thread device usage monitoring provides control of energy usage that accommodates...
7197650 Charging and monitoring apparatus and method of charging a battery and monitoring the power level through power supply line  
A battery is charged utilizing electric power provided by a power supply line included in a cable that is in accordance with IEEE 1394. A charging apparatus and a personal computer are connected...
7191347 Non-disruptive power management indication method, system and apparatus for server  
The present invention facilitates the management of blade server information handling systems by providing a non-disruptive indication signal for power management to a Management Module or...
7191351 Method and network for providing backup power to networked devices  
A network is configured to apply power and data signals to networked devices for operation of the devices. A backup power supply module is coupled to the source of network power and to a secondary...
7188265 Method of recognizing a card using a select signal during a determination mode and switching from low to high resistance after the determination  
A memory card is provided in which power consumption is reduced by the pull-up resistor of an input terminal and a misoperation induced by the pull-down resistor of a host apparatus is prevented....
7185187 Protected dual purpose power/enter switch apparatus and method  
A protected dual purpose power/enter switch for an integrated receiver/decoder has a first relay and a second relay adapted for operative communication with a motherboard and with each other. A...
7181635 Method for placing a device in a selected mode of operation  
A method for placing a device in a selected mode of operation. The method comprises the steps of initializing a device select signal into a first logic state, asserting the device select signal in...
7181634 Apparatus for switching between a combination of operating modes such that the power consumed is reduced relative to the time of switching  
An information processor having a plurality of operating modes differing in power consumption and capable of changing the operating mode according to the amount of processing has periodic...
7174472 Low overhead integrated circuit power down and restart  
An integrated circuit provided with a power down and power up mechanism which operates by storing state data including at least architectural state data within storage cells having their own power...
7174451 System and method for saving and/or restoring system state information over a network  
A system and method to resume execution of a client system from a saved system state without executing a boot-up process. A data storage unit and the client system having volatile system memory...
7173613 Peripheral device including a user interface for controlling a computer system unit optionally attached to the peripheral device  
A computer system includes a system unit and a peripheral device connected by an electrical connection. The peripheral device includes a main power switch that turns power off within both the...