[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Two power management settings (was: FM Radio - suggestions)

From: Larry Battraw lbattraw at gmail.com
Date: Sun Feb 11 05:48:10 EET 2007
On 2/10/07, Neil MacLeod <gmane at nmacleod.com> wrote:
> Jon Smirl wrote:
> > Is the N800 smart enough to know when it is on AC and not blank the
> > display? The N770 didn't appear to have this feature. The clock could
> > be set as a screen saver when on AC power.
> >
> I think it's a mistake that there is only one set of power management timeouts - there should be separate timeouts for battery and AC power.
> With two power management settings you would specify much longer dim and blanking screen timeout values (perhaps even infinite) when the device is on AC power, but specify short values (perhaps 2 and 5 minutes) when on battery power.

  The 770/n800 both know perfectly well when they're on AC or being
charged.  Having different behaviors would make sense; the Zaurus SL
series did this.  I'm guessing it's mostly a situation where there are
too many things to work on and too few hands to work on it!  :-)
Anyway, if it's important enough perhaps someone should submit a RFE;
I'm less concerned about it than system bugs and USB host, for


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