Turning off the mesh to save battery power

Bryan Berry bryan.berry at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 02:24:39 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 19:26 -0800, John Gilmore wrote:
> > hey guys, here in Nepal we are deciding whether or not to turn off the
> > mesh on our custom XO build in order to save power. We will leave on
> > regular wifi. 
> > 
> > Any ideas on how much power we will actually save? An extra hour of
> > battery life would be worth it
> (1) Try it and see, that's probably the easiest way.  Every laptop has
> an instrument in the battery that you can measure its power draw with.
> See:
>   http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XO_power_draw

Thanks gnu, this is really helpful

Bryan W. Berry
Technology Director
OLE Nepal, http://www.olenepal.org

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