[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Tips for best usage & maintainance practices for N800 ?

From: Jonathan Greene atmasphere at atmasphere.net
Date: Thu Jan 25 16:42:37 EET 2007
On 1/25/07, Frantisek Dufka <dufkaf at seznam.cz> wrote:
> Eero Tamminen wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > ext Jonathan Greene wrote:
> >> Unlike the Palm, there is an actual power function, which you can opt
> >> to use if you like.  I think it's a personal thing.  I like that it's
> >> just on and ready to do what I ask, without having to wait the 1-2 min
> >> to start up.
> >
> > The startup time should be <1 min[1].

Fair enough guys... it does take less than a min... but it's still not
the instant experience when you simply turn it on -- and of course
there's no extra drain from having to run startup.  That's the same
way I use my laptop -- always on, just wake from sleep if I close the

> Or even half of that when booting from MMC card but still there is a
> point previously made here by Igor Stoppa that shutdown and boot can
> waste more energy than having the device turned on but doing nothing for
> hours.

Is it possible to do the boot from MMC trick on the N800?  I'm always
in favor of more speed... ;)

> I have my N770 turned on all the time including wi-fi connection enabled
> over night and recharge quite infrequently (once per 2 or 3 days?).

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