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Power Management

Power Management
Type: Practical Work
Chair: System Architecture
Semester: WT 2010/2011
Time:

Thursday, 09:45-11:15, SR 131, Bldg. 50.34

Start: 21.10.2010
Lecturer:

Prof. Dr. Frank Bellosa
Simon Kellner

SWS: 2
Lv-No.: 24181
Information:

Registration required

Schedule

A combined schedule for the lecture and the practical work is now available in the VAB of the lecture (in German).

Contents

This course is intended as accompanying practical work to the 'Power Management' lecture. It offers students a means of applying and testing their understanding of the concepts presented in the lecture as they implement various power management mechanisms in the Linux kernel. Students will work in small groups of usually two people.

Important Dates

Day Room Topics Docs
Thu, Oct 21. SR 131 Organizational remarks, Presentation of assignments, Introduction to Linux kernel hacking .pdf .2up.pdf
Tue, Nov 2. Room 149 Group allocation, Short live introduction to the work environment  
Thu, Jan 13. Room 149 Evaluation  

Assignments

Assignment Title Description
1 Frequency Scaling: Implementing the PAST Algorithm .pdf
2 Hard Disk Power Management: Implementing a timeout mechanism .pdf
3 Process Cruise Control .pdf
4 Hard Disk Power Management: Implementing a timeout mechanism .pdf
5 Energy estimation using event counters .pdf
6 Energy estimation using event counters .pdf
7 Process Cruise Control .pdf
8 Frequency Scaling: Implementing the PAST Algorithm .pdf
9 Thermal Management .pdf
10 Energy-aware Filesystem .pdf