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Re: [opensuse] Battery expecntancy
  • From: Peter Nikolic <p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 08:54:23 +0000
  • Message-id: <200702020854.23857.p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 02 February 2007 05:21, Mark Panen wrote:
> Hi
> What kind of battery time do you guys get on your notebooks ? I bought
> a new one on Monday and it is supposed to get up to 4 hours but i only
> get 1 hour 40 minutes. I have charged and discharged the battery a
> couple of times. I wonder if it's the wireless that takes all the
> power.The battery meter kpowersave freezes sometimes as well.
> Mark
Hi .

I have a Compaq Presario 5030 64bit laptop with every thing screwed down
tight i can just about squeeze 3 hours out of the battery .

As M.Harris has said go thru every thing and if not needed haveit turned off
i find the backlight on the display and the CPU are the big killers ..

Pete .
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