[qtmoko] flight mode power consumption / turning gsm back on

elf Pavlik perpetual-tripper at wwelves.org
Tue Aug 28 13:22:29 CEST 2012

Excerpts from robin's message of 2012-08-28 06:54:12 +0000:
> I have a question regarding the flight mode:
> if I turn it on (GTA02 qtmoko v47) the icon is shown on the home screen and
> calls are not possible anymore, so this is how I expected it to behave, but
> the antenna still seems to be on as I see some bars indicating reception and
> the power consumption stays the same as without flight mode. there once was 
> a paper which looked at different parts of power consumption of the freerunner
> and if I remember correctly GSM was one of the major consumers.
> Now if I turn flight mode of the GSM apparently cannot connect to the 
> station anymore and I have to reboot.
> robin

+1 i use my Freerunner without SIM just as PDA+wifi so turn off GSM would make a lot of sense...

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