[maemo-users] N900 battery duration

From: Andrea Grandi a.grandi at gmail.com
Date: Fri Oct 16 22:58:17 EEST 2009

2009/10/16 Kai Thomsen <thomsenk at t-online.de>:
> Hmm, Skype and apps like that might suck quite a bit of battery,
> depending on how chatty they might become in their idle states. Knowing
> a bit about Skype from monitoring a large company network, especially
> when it does not get a connection or an unreliable connection it tries
> to connect to the next Supernode very often, at least once a minute.
> Wireshark might help you to find out how "chatty" your N900 is...
> If I have some time over the weekend, I could run some tests with
> Wireshark and Skype/Foreca/Facebook and whatever else is usually running
> on my N900 to see how often these apps actually send traffic in their
> idle states.

it would be great!

Anyway, here is the result of powertop execution on my N900:

I hope it can help you to understand what's happening :)

Andrea Grandi
email: a.grandi [AT] gmail [DOT] com
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