Battery Lifetime

Steven ** montgoss+openmokocommunity at
Fri Jul 18 14:11:16 CEST 2008

It seems I was a little too ambitious with this test.  I ran "apm -s"
and then went to bed.  I woke up to a spiffy dead battery less than 6
hours later.  :-/


On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 11:11 PM, Adam Talbot <talbotx at> wrote:
> I am currently using the 20080716 build, from:
> Try running the apm -s  That will suspend to ram. I do this by hand
> every time I want the phone to suspend. The power button, or a call will
> wake it.  Please keep in mind, suspend to ram is currently unstable.
> Just give it a 12~100 hour test, let me know. apm with out any arguments
> will give you the battery status.  None of this is any good if I am the
> only one who can get these numbers ;-)
> -Adam
> On Wed, 2008-07-16 at 21:35 -0500, Steven ** wrote:
>> I too am using the 2007.2 image upgraded.  But I have no problem with
>> dim+lock.  I haven't had my FreeRunner for long enough to definitively
>> say how long the battery will last.  But I had it at work today,
>> showing it off several times.  The remaining time it mostly sat on my
>> desk with dim+lock (I picked it up and played with something every 30
>> minutes or so).  "apm" showed 61% at the end of the work day.  Perhaps
>> apm isn't accurate, but it would imply I could get quite a lot of
>> standby time if I truly left the Freerunner alone.
>> -Steven
>> On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 6:24 PM, Christoph Anton Mitterer
>> <calestyo at> wrote:
>> > How are you doing this?
>> >
>> > If I fully charge my GTA02 battery before I go to bed,.. it will be
>> > nearly empty when I wake up (I seep 7-8 hours),...
>> > Dim+nolock is choosen, as dim+lock seems to crash the device and I have
>> > to remove the battery to reboot (nothing else works). Does anybody else
>> > suffer from this?
>> >
>> > I'm using the 2007.2 image with everything upgraded...
>> > What are you using?
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