Modify PowerTutor to a Linaro Power Management tool platform

Registered by Zach Pfeffer on 2011-08-16

As a result from Linaro Connect 11.q4 the backlog item regarding a powertop Android App was modified to take advantage of the Open Source app "PowerTutor".

See https://blueprints.launchpad.net/linaro-android/+spec/linaro-platforms-lc4.11-android-full-idle

And the original specification https://linaro-public.papyrs.com/public/4113/ANDROID2011-SCHED-MC-IDLE

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Zach Pfeffer
Priority:
Low
Drafter:
Tony Mansson
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Tony Mansson
Definition:
Discussion
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
milestone icon nearterm

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Headline:
The Android app "PowerTutor" has been modified so that it can retrieve log data and accept adjustments to various power settings in the kernel remotely.

Acceptance:
Powertop will accept sced_mc level change from remote and send log files to a Linaro-controlled server.

(?)

Work Items

Work items:
Obtain detailed log file specs from <email address hidden>: TODO
Decide on protocol for sending log files: TODO
Decide on server to receive logs: TODO
Create a simple viewer for log data for test purposes: TODO
Decide on administrative framework for tracking 10-100 units: TODO
Decide which power setting(s) to be able to adjust TODO: TODO
Decide on protocol for receiving commands: TODO
Decide command protocol: TODO
Test system with minimum of three simultaneous units: TODO
Create documentation wiki for the project: TODO

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