APPLIED[Unstable]: [Resend] [SRU] [B/C/D/Unstable] [PATCH 0/2] Power consumption during s2idle is higher than long idle (Intel SSDPEKKF)

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Mon Nov 26 15:18:08 UTC 2018

On Thu, Nov 22, 2018 at 07:15:08AM +0000, Kai-Heng Feng wrote:
> BugLink:
> [Impact]
> On new systems that facilitate s2idle, we observed the power consumption
> raises higher than long idle does during s2idle with Intel NVMe
> Short idle: 6
> Long idle: 2
> S2I: 4.8
> [Fix]
> Windows doesn't put nvme to D3 in modern standby, and uses its own APST
> feature to do the power management. To leverage its APST feature during
> s2idle, we can't disable nvme device while suspending, too.
> So, here is what we did on the driver, 1. prevent nvme from entering D3,
> 2. prevent nvme from being disabled when suspending.
> [Test]
> Verified on the new Intel NVMe, it fixes the power consumption issue
> with no regression. And the power consumption decreases to 2.8W during
> s2idle.
> [Regression Potential]
> Low, the patches only applied to specific nvme module, and from our
> test, the system is still stable.

Applied to unstable/master, thanks!

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