[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Auto-connect feature

From: william maddler news at maddler.net
Date: Mon Jan 29 15:57:16 EET 2007
Frederic Crozat wrote:
> Le lundi 29 janvier 2007 à 14:28 +0200, Jakub.Pavelek at nokia.com a
> écrit :
>> Hi,
>> The idea is that N800 is connected all the time to known WLAN access
>> points so that your VoIP calls actually do come in. If we go with any of
>> your proposals this will not work, right?
> Unfortunately, with default setup, you get an empty battery N800 if you
> stay at home : 
> I've been hit by this bug saturday night : I put my brand new N800 on
> locked mode, before going to sleeping and it connected to my AP in the
> night (because of the auto-connect feature + jabber/google talk) and
> when I woke up on sunday morning, there was no energy anymore in it :(
> I tried to set "auto disconnect after 5 or 10 minutes of inactivity" to
> try to workaround it but the presence applet prevent inactivity
> detection.
> So, if you want to go to sleep, don't forget to put your N800 in offline
> mode before locking it (or disable auto-connect).

That would jave been nice to have aut-connect disabled if manually
disconnected fro wi-fi. Or at least a quick way to turn off autoconnect
without having to dig to control panel/connection settings.

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