[maemo-users] [maemo-users] 770 dying on me

From: reggie at internettablettalk.com reggie at internettablettalk.com
Date: Mon Jan 30 21:54:30 EET 2006
Unless you fully shutdown the 770, standby time will be a bit short. There's a discussion about the 770 battery life here:



On Mon, 30 Jan 2006 19:38:47 +0000, Jelte Liebrand <jelte at liebrand.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I've had my 770 for a week now and I must say I REALLY like it. However,
> I seem to have one BIG problem that I dont think anyone else has. Or at
> least I can't find any info on it, so I thought I'd mail the mailing list.
> Basically, i have about 7 hours of standby time :-(
> I've only installed GPE calendar and contacts and haven't even used
> email or rss reader or anything. I just leave it there for a few hours
> and after a while, sure enough it doesn't wake up anymore. It then
> requires a reboot. After the reboot it works, but then leaving it for 15
> min and it's dead again.
> After rebooting the battery indicator *does* claims it's full. I also
> never heard any beep to indicate low battery (does it beep?). So I
> thought maybe it's just a faulty battery. I went to the Nokia service
> point on Oxford street, but they'd never even seen or heard of the 770,
> so not much luck. They had a look at the battery but claimed they
> couldn't test it either.
> So yesterday I simply bought a new battery to rule 'faulty battery' out.
> With the new battery: same deal. Had it on today (turned it on this
> morning), and didn't even use WIFI, and now it's dead again.
> So I'm thinking either I have a faulty device, or something is crashing
> it, forcing the need for a reboot. I've been thinking of putting some
> scripts in the rc6.d to see if it does a proper shutdown or not, but
> then I thought i might as well just bite the bullet and send it back.
> Since a replacement will take weeks though, I thought maybe someone on
> here would have some bright ideas?
> /Cheers,
> Jelte
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