Wifi / let's have RF stuff powered with high current source all the time because...
andy at openmoko.com
Mon Aug 25 23:20:05 CEST 2008
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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
|> It's a pity I didn't ask him to watch consumption when he was quiet and
|> not handling the phone. He said that it chewed through some large chunk
|> of his battery when idle in this state, so the current was real, and a
|> reboot made that symptom go away.
| Also enabling GPRS and some stale protocol or runaway app causing
| retransmits would show same symptoms.
There's a cool opportunity here it seems for a sort of gsm-tx-slot-top
type monitor applet to make this visible and traceable. Or at least HDQ
current monitor display could be interesting.
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