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

Andy Green andy at openmoko.com
Thu Nov 13 14:04:09 CET 2008

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| 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.
| http://svn.openmoko.org/trunk/src/target/AR6kSDK.build_sw.18/host/wmi/

What is the story about GPJ11 then... it seems to be intended to be an
"on switch" like the modem.  Did we hear from somewhere that the module
ignores it?

Stable-tracking has a patch it that allows control of it by /sys...

- -Andy
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