9.1 Proposal: Power.

Chris Ball cjb at laptop.org
Wed Oct 22 16:21:23 EDT 2008


   > When running on battery with Energy Saver set to "Better Battery
   > Life" (which sets "Automatically reduce the brightness of the
   > display before display sleep") the backlight dims after 30 seconds.
   > On AC with the equivalent setting it's 2 minutes, 30 seconds.  In
   > each case the dimming time seems to be 50% of the time until the
   > screen is turned off.  1 minute is the minimum time before display
   > sleep.

Thanks!  I was hoping someone would have numbers.  Our backlight dim
currently happens fifty seconds after idleness starts, so we're
definitely less aggressive than OS X already..

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at laptop.org>

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