[En-Nut-Discussion] AVR Idle Sleep Mode

Michael Jones Michael.e.Jones at web.de
Tue Sep 25 11:06:29 CEST 2012

> Uwe Bonnes wrote:
> Hello,
> in our Codebase the Idle Thread Sleep mode is set to SLEEP_MODE_NONE,
> so no sleeping is done at all without user invention. I think this is not
> most user want as default, they want the CPU to sleep in the idle thread.
> Only in rare cases, no sleeping is wanted.
> If there are no objections, I will change the sleep mode to
> in some days.


I must strongly object, sleep mode, depending on the CPU, has an impact on
various performance issues both for execution and periphery.
It must remain a conscious decision of the individual developer if this is


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