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Method for an external SMC to put an I/O controller hub in a sleep mode and wake it up later using an enhanced SMBUS implementation

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010052D
Publication Date: 2002-Oct-16

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method for an external system management controller (SMC) to put an I/O controller hub (ICH) in a sleep mode and wake it up later using an enhanced system management bus (SMBus) implementation. Benefits include improved functionality.