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

From: Ryan Abel rabelg5 at gmail.com
Date: Fri Jun 6 04:23:07 EEST 2008
On Jun 5, 2008, at 4:11 PM, Andrew Daviel wrote:

> On Thu, 5 Jun 2008, Ryan Abel wrote:
>> 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).
> I hadn't realized that the AP is part of the power-saving scheme;  
> there
> is a power-save option on the tablet under advanced/other in the
> connection manager. If unchecked, battery life drops from 100 hours  
> to 7
> hours on my APs (Dlink at home, Proxim at work). I tried setting the  
> WiFi
> to 10mW but it didn't make much difference.

The 10mW setting is there to comply with RF regulations in some  
countries and not there to actually provide meaningful powersaving.

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