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

From: Igor Stoppa igor.stoppa at nokia.com
Date: Sun Aug 20 15:57:10 EEST 2006
On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 21:41 +0300, ext Marius Gedminas wrote:
> 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?
> Cool!
> 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
> OS2006?
We already had a timeout workaround in place, which worked in most of
the cases, but it is fixed properly in OS2006.

Igor Stoppa (Nokia M - OSSO / Tampere)

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