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Subject: Re: Default settings for the release

Re: Default settings for the release

From: alex wallis <>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 12:24:30 -0000

> 2008/12/17 David Hall <>:
>> I, personally, think the answer is (shudder) to error on the long side
>> with regard to default backlight brightness. Also to error on the
>> memory-hogging side with regard to dircache.
>> I think the best thing to do would be to create a simple "Battery Life
>> FAQ" in the manual explaining steps users can take to, well, lengthen
>> battery life.
>> Ship for UI performance and teach them how to tweak for battery
>> performance, IMHO.
>> --Soap
> Agreed, but I think dircache should stay default to off, having it on
> will make a pretty slow first boot which is not the first impression
> we want to have.
Also, isn't the dircache option really only useful for those of us who use
the database? I've never fully understood what that option actually does, I
just no that people who use the database like it.
Received on 2008-12-17

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