What is the proper way to turn wlan on/off? Other wlan questions.
andy at openmoko.com
Thu Dec 18 16:07:24 CET 2008
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| Andy Green wrote:
|> Okie, but the overall semantic would be "put WLAN in lowest power state"
|> rather than just cut power to RF side.
| rfkill has slightly different goals. To quote from
Yeah I gathered that from the name ;-) But WLAN with RF down is a
chocolate teapot, we don't have Monitor and you can't ACK. So it's OK
to overload it as meaning "take WLAN down".
| Another question is what else we could do to make WLAN idle power
| as low as possible. The answer may very well be "nothing" (besides
I'm pretty sure asking it at high level and leaving it up is the way to
try first, either Atheros guys direct or via Matt told this.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Fedora - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the openmoko-kernel