[maemo-users] Battery Life N800 + OS2008

From: Piotr Zagorowski piotr.zagorowski at gmail.com
Date: Thu Dec 27 19:57:00 EET 2007
Thanks for all feedback.

After Christmas break I started with fresh 2008 installation and trying to
install more and more applications and find suspect with combination of



On Dec 27, 2007 9:10 AM, Eero Tamminen <eero.tamminen at nokia.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> ext Brad Midgley wrote:
> > A quick thing to check is running 'top' and looking for cpu bandits.
> >
> > I had a 3rd part app gobbling up cpu due to a bug once; another time
> > an internal launcher app was going nuts and it turned out to be caused
> > by an sdcard corruption problem.
> A process waking up very often can also be a problem as it doesn't
> allow hardware to sleep[1], but if it consumes very little CPU each
> time, you don't see it in "top".  Strace can find those out, see:
>        http://maemo.org/development/tools/doc/strace
>        - Eero
> [1] For CPU, even a badly coded program shouldn't be active more often
>     than at several seconds intervals when it's not doing anything for
>     the user. Network access should happen *much* more infrequently
>     (say at max 1/2 min interval even in badly coded program)
> "
>  Want to be a bloat detective?
>  Pick a binary, any binary.
>  There, you found it!
> "

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