[maemo-users] Brick after battery dying?

From: Peter Flynn peter at silmaril.ie
Date: Sat Oct 27 20:16:55 EEST 2007
Kalle Valo wrote:
> "ext Jonathan D. Proulx" <jon at csail.mit.edu> writes:
>> Battery died while in sleep mode over night (sayd it had days of idle
>> time available but I guess waking up every 10min to scan for wireless
>> killed it).
> Nope, WLAN scanning every 10 minutes shouldn't kill the battery. I
> don't remember the exact figures but it should last days also in that
> state.

Mine certainly seems to, although I haven't tested it to exhaustion.

But I find it worrying that anyone could implement an interface which 
doesn't have a "go to standby" button, even if the timeout actually does 
that. Bad ergonomics.


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