om2009 activating wifi

Nicola Mfb nicola.mfb at
Wed Jul 22 23:12:36 CEST 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 11:03 PM, pike<pike-openmoko at> wrote:
> Hi
> I have to 'activate' the wifi driver in paroli first.
> Before that, eth0 is just completely non-existant as
> a device; ifup,ifdown,iwconfig and friends will just
> not see it. eth0 - no such device.

That's a feature, not a bug ;)

> So the question is, what does "activate" mean
> in paroli ? what does it do ?

It talks to FSO to request WiFi activation, FSO will turn on the WiFi.
If your WiFi manager requests the WiFi resource directly to FSO you do
not need to activate the WiFi in paroli.


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