It looks like the meta-gumstix layer for oe-core found here,, may have some support for power management. Others have posted some good links for getting started.

As Steve said the power management "is independent of build system" and you need a kernel that supports it. the kernel in the above meta layer seems to have power management support.

-Tyler Jones

On 31 May 2012 13:47, Steve Sakoman <> wrote:
On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 1:34 PM, <> wrote:

> I'm specifically interested in enabling/improving the power management
> on the 35/37XX parts.

This is independent of build system!

Recent mainline kernels have fairly usable basic power management for 35/37xx.

If you really want to help, you should subscribe to the linux-omap
mailing list and contribute your power management kernel patches


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