Not activate WiFi at PowerOn

Andy Green andy at
Tue Jul 29 12:40:04 CEST 2008

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| Hi,
| 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?

The patch is done already, here's the "ticket" -->

- -Andy
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