[OM] Less power consumption

Andraž 'ruskie' Levstik ruskie at codemages.net
Fri Feb 20 12:25:34 CET 2009

:2009-02-20T11:50:Helge Hafting:

> The kernel will always be hungry when you do gps logging, because the
> processor must stay on in order to move coordinates from the gps
> chip onto a file - once per second. (tangogps will need more power 
> because it also draws a track (can be turned off) and your position on 
> the map. "cgpxlogger" can be used to just log to a file without
> displaying anything, maybe drawing slightly less power. Don't know if it 
> is ported to arm though.

To bad one can't set update each second... every 5 seconds, every 15
seconds every 30s every 60s and so on... That way the CPU could go to
sleep in between.

Andraž "ruskie" Levstik
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