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

From: Ryan Abel rabelg5 at gmail.com
Date: Thu Jun 5 20:40:45 EEST 2008
On Jun 5, 2008, at 10:32 AM, Marius Gedminas wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 09:26:31AM -0500, David Dyer-Bennet wrote:
>>>> and it spent the day in my
>>>> shoulder bag, and when I unlocked it near bedtime to read for a  
>>>> little
>>>> while (not having touched it since I took it off the charger in the
>>>> morning), the battery was down to 3 days standby, 1 hour active.
>>> That's not normal.
>> And relating to the ongoing integration -- possibly I'm seeing  
>> drastically
>> shortened battery life from having both wifi and bluetooth  
>> enabled.  Since
>> they're alternative connection profiles I think it should only use  
>> one at
>> a time, but maybe it doesn't.
> I've heard that there are some wifi accesspoints that don't support
> power savings properly, and make the tablet use much more power when
> connected.

Just ask lcuk, connecting to an access point that doesn't support  
powersaving will bring your battery life down to about 2 hours. I get  
about 60 hours out of my N800 with Bluetooth on and wifi connected  
(WRT54G with tomato).

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