Tracking power leackage in my freerunner

Paul Fertser fercerpav at
Fri Jan 29 09:07:01 CET 2010

rixed at writes:
> -[ Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 11:48:01AM +0300, Paul Fertser ]----
>> Your figure is good. #1024 fix saves you about 4-8mA, a considerable
>> amount during suspend-to-ram, but you won't notice the difference if
>> you keep the device in "idle" but not suspended state.
> Ok, make sense.
> So I checked charge_now during suspend (measuring before and after
> suspend of course) and it seams that the battery is then discharging
> at the rate of 23mA, which leads to a total of approx 50 hours.
> Much less than expected. :(

That looks indeed like either mis-measurement or software
mis-configuration, e.g. you have GPS on during suspend or something
like that. You should get ~140hrs standby time with GSM on.

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