#10878 NORM Future : Aggressive power management hindering XO collaboration

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#10878: Aggressive power management hindering XO collaboration
           Reporter:  sridhar       |       Owner:                                         
               Type:  defect        |      Status:  new                                    
           Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Future Release                         
          Component:  not assigned  |     Version:  1.5/1.0 Software Build os860 aka 10.1.3
         Resolution:                |    Keywords:                                         
        Next_action:  never set     |    Verified:  0                                      
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Comment(by sridhar):

 The impact of this problem is large. Teachers are not using collaboration
 because they cannot depend upon it. We can turn off power management to
 make it smoother, but that shortens the time the XO can be used in the

 There is some good discussion in
 [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2012-February/ January] and
 [http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2012-February/ February] (see the
 threads titled "Impacts of disabling Automatic Power Management").

 A 'perfect' solution is proving hard to come by, and it is quite common
 for deployments to disable automatic power management. As a
 workaround], we can
 suspend] automatic power management whenever a collaboration session is

Ticket URL: <http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/10878#comment:12>
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