[sf-lug] will increasing RAM increase power draw during suspend-to-RAM?
asheesh at asheesh.org
Thu Sep 4 14:39:42 PDT 2008
On Thu, 4 Sep 2008, Mark K. Zanfardino wrote:
> This is a very good question and it brought to mind the fact that my
> laptop does not maintain it's battery life nearly as long as it had
> prior to my adding an addition 1GB SODIMM to the existing 512MB base RAM
> installed. Prior to the expansion I could safely leave my laptop in
> sleep mode for nearly 24 hours; now it doesn't last 12. I haven't run
> any conclusive tests to see how long it will last, but clearly there has
> been a dramatic decrease.
I have kept my T43 with 2GB (two SODIMMs) asleep for more than two days.
I don't think John has much to worry about, in all honesty. The
linux-thinkpad list may have more knowledge, though.
But what can you do with it? -- ubiquitous cry from Linux-user partner.
(Submitted by Andy Pearce, ajp at hpopd.pwd.hp.com)
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