[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Re: [maemo-developers] Future features for Maemo Desktop (Task Navigator, Home, Status bar)?

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Fri Aug 18 21:41:56 EEST 2006
On Fri, Aug 18, 2006 at 08:15:12PM +0300, Igor Stoppa wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 18:09 +0100, ext Peter Robinson wrote:
> <snip>
> > - Expanded power management. This is more kernel than actual UI but
> > some of the things that I've seen around for projects like OLPC where
> > if the sound driver isn't used for a couple of seconds its shut down
> > etc. Things like the USB port, in the general scheme of things, aren't
> > used very often so could (not sure if they are all ready) be shut down
> > most of the time to save battery (saw a blog entry somewhere where
> > someone played with the shutdown of usb when not in use and saved a
> > couple of watts).
> Done already, check the power management and drivers code. Next?


By the way, I remember hearing somewhere that in OS2005 if you had the
audio player open and paused, the device would not enter into a full
power savings mode and would drain the battery faster.  Is this fixed in

Marius Gedminas
When in danger, or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout.
		-- Robert A. Heinlein
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