Not activate WiFi at PowerOn

Joachim Breitner mail at
Tue Jul 29 12:19:22 CEST 2008


Am Dienstag, den 29.07.2008, 08:54 +0100 schrieb Andy Green:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | Hello,
> |
> | How can I disable WiFi at PowerOn?
> | It´s not nice to manually disable it after all Reboot.
> I was staring at this code the other day... we just force it up during
> machine init.  It's expensive too, 300ms or so wasted on it blocking
> startup and the power is subsequently always getting used.
> I will push it into its own powermanagement /sys file like we do bt and
> gps for example, but this will break userspace until they start using
> the /sys.  Still one the dust settles that will be much more sane.

Are you tracking this with a bug in the tracker somehow, so that one can
subscribe (using the CC field) and watch the status?

Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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