[maemo-users] Power consumption and WLAN APs

From: Tony Green tony at beermad.org.uk
Date: Thu Jul 24 15:26:06 EEST 2008
On Wednesday 23 Jul 2008, maemo-users-request at maemo.org wrote:
> > After the OS upgrade I started getting low battery warnings when my
> > N800 was not connected to AC power for "a while" (less than a few
> > hours).  I do not remember having this problem when my N800 was
> > running OS2007.
> I would first recommend to see if you have badly behaving application
> which is waking up CPU too often. Other option is to disable WLAN
> altogether using Offline mode and try to test if it's really WLAN
> related.

A lot of audio applications in particular seem to behave badly where power's 
concerned, still consuming a lot even when they aren't playing. Canola's 
particularly nasty in that respect, in my experience.

Tony Green
Ipswich, Suffolk, England

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