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

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Date: Tue Jun 10 19:36:20 EEST 2008
On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 10:26:00AM -0600, Mark wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 9:45 AM, Eero Tamminen <eero.tamminen at nokia.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > You should try using "Offline mode" from the power menu. Presence thing
> > in statusbar uses WLAN now and then, there are also some WLAN APs with
> > bad power management.
> >
> > If that doesn't help, then you could try closing all applications
> > if you've left any open and disabling all Home applets.   As you
> > don't have really much 3rd party stuff installed, that shouldn't
> > be an issue though, but if it affects things, we can go through
> > things you had open/enabled.
> >
> >        - Eero
> I often have mine plugged in when I'm using it, and turn it off at
> night or if I won't be using it for several hours. I've been following
> this thread with interest, since I tend not to get much battery life
> if I don't do it that way. I decided to do a little "test" on Sunday,
> so I turned it on first thing in the morning, and never turned it off
> all day. When I wasn't using it, I closed all open applications, put
> it in offline mode, and locked the keys and touchscreen. When I went
> to bed, the power meter said that it had 3 hours "when in use" and 5
> days "when idle". When I got up the next morning, the battery was
> completely down and the tablet had shut completely off. When I plugged
> it in, I verified the settings, and they were indeed as I reported
> above. Something is definitely not right.

I normally do that to my N800.  The battery lasts days, unless I 
inadvertently forget to shut down the screen.

-- hendrik

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