Battery discharges when not in use.

Al Johnson openmoko at
Sun Jul 25 21:04:16 CEST 2010

On Saturday 24 July 2010, Πρεκατές Αλέξανδρος wrote:
> στις 24/07/2010 08:41 πμ, O/H Al Johnson έγραψε:
> > On Saturday 24 July 2010, Πρεκατές Αλέξανδρος wrote:
> >> Hi.
> >> 
> >> I noticed that when my GTA02v6 neo  is powered off
> >> after some days i cant open it again, so i assume that
> >> battery dried out.
> >> 
> >> Is that a hardware issue or i have a bad battery.
> > 
> > How many is 'some'? The GSM hardware is connected directly to the battery
> > iirc, so it is possible there is a small drain there even when the phone
> > is turned off. I know that with the GSM turned off I can leave it
> > suspended for a week and still have plenty of charge left when it
> > resumes, but I don't remember anyone looking at how long it could last
> > with the power off.
> I had it turned off for 8-9 days.
> i tryed the  test script
> root at om-gta02 ~ $ > dsc.log
> and ctrl+c in 1 minute . (does it terminate?).
> I dont get any output so i mustnot have the bug.

If you had it turned off this bug wouldn't be a problem anyway. If you had it 
suspended then this bug or its workaround (disable deep sleep) will reduce 
battery life, but even without this bug maximum standby time with gsm enabled 
is ~140hrs.

> Is there any clock draining power ? how does gtm02 keep time?

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