[maemo-users] N900 power consumption

From: Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Date: Mon Apr 26 15:12:19 EEST 2010
On Mon, 2010-04-26 at 12:10 +0100, Bernard Tyers wrote: 
>  When your N900 is idling, fire up top (preferably via ssh session) and see
> > whether pulseaudio is constantly eating 2-5% of CPU. If so, run "killall
> > tongend" as root. This is a bug fixed in PR1.2 (afaik) which seems to be
> > launched sometime between today and the next decade.
> I had a look at top and "/usr/bin/pulseaudio --system --high-priority" seems to be running constantly, at around 0.2 (when idle) to approx. 32.2% cpu (when making a call).

Non-0 usage when idling probably means you're suffering from the
tonegend bug or a similar one.

> Trying to killall tongend gives response:
> killall: tongend: no process killed. 
> This is right, as the /usr/bin/tongend process ID is the same after the kill command as before it.

There's a typo, should be 'killall tonegend' (first 'e' was missing).

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