[maemo-users] Lock, sleep, power-down

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Mon Jun 2 18:43:56 EEST 2008
On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 09:47:19AM -0500, David Dyer-Bennet wrote:
> I'm apparently confused about the various states I can leave my N800 in.
> When I hit the power button and select "lock device", I get an unlock
> dialog on the screen.  And it *stays* on the screen, overnight, in my bag,
> wherever, until I unlock the device.  That's unexpected behavior; it uses
> power (backlighting is on).

Hm.  Looks like a bug to me.  The screen should turn off after the usual
timeout, in my opinion.

> The only other useful option is to power down the device, which requires a
> full boot to get it back (slow, I'm told it uses a lot of power).
> Is there  a preference somewhere I've messed with causing this?  Or that I
> could mess with to make this go away?  I want some way to set the device
> into low-power-consumption mode quickly, easily, and securely, and then
> bring it back quickly, easily, and securely when I need it (entering a
> lock code is acceptably easy).

I normally use "Lock touch screen and keys", but perhaps that's not
secure enough for you.

Marius Gedminas
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        Make it possible for programmers to write in English
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