[maemo-users] Steve's Ranty Review #1: N800 ogg support

From: Kalle Valo Kalle.Valo at nokia.com
Date: Sat Oct 20 11:04:21 EEST 2007
"ext dave" <dave at rodrig.com> writes:

> hmmm. My N800 recently  began running the battery dry in only a half day or
> so; as you mention, it used to go days between charges. This began suddenly
> with no change in habits or new packages having been installed. Since I
> really only use the device at home and at work, I ruled out anything to do
> with the whether or not the APs support WLAN Power Save Mode. As I said, it
> all worked great until recently.

Any changes to the network, new equipment or new software installed?
For example, some software sending lots of broadcast messages to the

> It is frustrating. Even if I charge overnight, I'm sure to hear the N800's
> plaintive wail for the power adapter just after lunchtime.

It sure is.

> Could my battery simply be dying? Is there any way to check?

I would try testing the battery without WLAN and anything else
running, just in standby mode. It should last about 10 days like that.
If not, either there is something waking up the CPU all the or the
battery is broken.

I know that it's difficult to not use N800 for ten whole days. I
couldn't do it ;)

Kalle Valo

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