Feature request: switch off completely

David Reyes Samblas Martinez david at tuxbrain.com
Thu Jan 21 13:40:39 EST 2010

Why not just remove the battery?

2010/1/21 Ron K. Jeffries <rjeffries at gmail.com>:
> Sounds draconian to me. It's not like we expect
> Nanonote batteries to last for several months.
> What is the use case where Nanonote remains
> unused for long periods of time? Maybe I should
> put that differently: what's the Lack-of-use case? <g>
> Seriously, losing RTC is a big deal. There would need
> to be a significant extension of battery life under
> real world conditions for this to make sense (to me).
> ---
> Ron K. Jeffries
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 09:31, Bas Wijnen <wijnen at debian.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Lars wrote:
>>> I think 'off' was somewhere around 5 mA. 4,9 or something.  And the
>>> 9,8 is outdated. I think I was able to cut it down a bit more.  But
>>> can't remember the details.
>> I can't find the page where the feature requests were, but here's
>> another one: a switch to completely switch off the power for people who
>> want longer battery life and can live without the rtc.
>> Thanks,
>> Bas
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