[Om2008.9] trac/ticket/1742 && power-off from userland

matt_hsu matt_hsu at openmoko.org
Thu Nov 13 13:59:25 CET 2008

Matthias Apitz wrote:
> Hello,
> The above mentioned ticket #1742 is serious for the standby time of the
> FR;
> Does the driver for the Accton WLAN 802.11b/g SiP-M WM3236AQ provide
> some file in user-land to power the chip down as it can be done with the
> GSM modem by writing a '0' to the file:
Hi Matthias,

There is no sysfs exported to power-down the WLAN driver.
To configure GPJ11 can't power-down the WLAN device.
The only way to reduce the power-consumption of WLAN device is to
put it into suspend via wmi utility.


> echo 0 > /sys/devices/platform/neo1973-pm-gsm.0/power_on
> Thx in advance
> 	matthias

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