gta02: battery uptime

arne anka openmoko at
Tue Jul 15 16:52:34 CEST 2008

>   "dim only" doesn't lock. If you can touch the lcd and it wakes, it's
> not locked. The little
> slider "unlocker" that appears when the screen comes back up is
> referring to a different
> sort of lock. "dim then lock" will put the phone into a low power
> mode. In "dim only",
> everything is running, except the backlight and the lcd (assuming the
> lcd power down issue
> was resolved).

that's very interesting!
tried "dim then lock" and it kept waking up every now and then, so i  
switched to "dim only".
the last 2 weeks i upgraded several kernels, so maybe it is fixed, i have  
a look.

the low uptime is the only thing preventing me from using the fr as sole  
phone (as phone at al, that is) -- does the fr wake up on incoming  

btw: please do not simply "reply" -- the reply-to header making the reply  
to go to the list got lost somehow.
i noticed tony tu already.

> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 10:35 AM, arne anka <openmoko at>  
> wrote:
>>>   Are you using the "dim then lock" option of power management?
>> nope. "dim only, don't lock" which locks anyway.
>>> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 8:57 AM, arne anka <openmoko at>  
>>> wrote:
>>>> hi all,
>>>> someone from openmoko claimed, the battery should be able to standby
>>>> +100h.
>>>> well, my battery certainly does not and from the posts so far i reckon
>>>> nobody else's does.
>>>> twor questions arise:
>>>> - mine lasts about 8h -- how long is yours?
>>>> - the +100h claim was related to the 2007.2 stack, the freerunner came
>>>> with -- so, inhowfar is it connected (kernel version or so) and is  
>>>> there
>>>> anything to determine if the battery is broken?

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