[Tinyos-devel] the MPS430 sleep model and start/stop behavior

Kristin Wright l.kristin.wright at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 13:24:06 PST 2005

(Regarding the tinyos-devel archives...)

Yep. Well, not so much typo as temporary brain seizure.
The -devel archives are public. The -devel list is public. 


On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 09:40:15 -0800, David Gay <dgay42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Feb 2005 19:39:09 -0800, Yuval Peduel
> <yuvalpeduel at digitalsun.com> wrote:
> > David Gay noted that power management is, of necessity, a
> > platform-specific task. At the lowest level, he is clearly correct.
> > However, I am hoping that there is some way to standardize how sleep
> > readiness and sleep/wakeup constraints get communicated within each
> > system so that we don't need to implement separate versions of every
> > module for every platform.
> My understanding of the current consensus for 2.x is:
> - init has been removed from Std/SplitControl
> - Std/SplitControl is (still) the standard way of dealing with
> starting and stopping devices. There has been some discussion of the
> sharing issues (i.e., the need for counting start/stops); I'm not sure
> what the "official" conclusion is here.
> - the low-level details of how this leads to lower power usage are
> platform/chip specific.
> > Perhaps this is just a pipe dream, but as this group is supposed to be
> > addressing a major cleanup of TinyOS for rev 2, this seemed a good place
> > to ask.
> It will happen. It just hasn't been fully done/documented yet.
> > Good. But I'm a newbie to this list. Am I allowed access to the
> > archives? The message I got from Kristin Wright said:
> >
> > >After invoking the silence-infers-agreement rule regarding yesterday's
> > >mail (below), tinyos-devel at mail.millennium.berkeley.edu is now
> > >officially open and public. Anyone can join tinyos-devel and the
> > >archives are private.
> > >
> > so if they are private, it isn't clear that I do have access.
> I strongly suspect a typo (Kristin?). Why don't you try? Also, the
> relevant archives are the working group ones, which are definitely
> supposed to be public (membership to the list is restricted, to keep
> things focused, but all the archives are open).
> David
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