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Method for exiting a processor power state based on a system timer interrupt

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000007116D
Publication Date: 2002-Feb-26

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method for exiting a processor power state based on a system timer interrupt. Benefits include improved operation of the system timer with ACPI power management C-states in a system utilizing an APIC.