Isn't Wifi supposed to be off by default?

Werner Almesberger werner at
Sat Jan 17 12:59:47 CET 2009

c_c wrote:
>   seems like there is still a clock ticking away at 40Hz. Or is this not the
> WLAN clock?

That's just the periodic system clock.

>   I got about 8 hrs through the night (no wakes) and lost 12%. This is
> pretty much the same as earlier.

Yeah, I didn't expect it to make a big difference. Your night is
eight hours ? That would mean that a full battery would last
about 3.5 days.

>   Also, as I has asked earlier, how do I __really__ turn off bluetooth and
> GPS?

echo 0 >/sys/bus/platform/devices/neo1973-pm-bt.0/power_on 
echo 1 >/sys/bus/platform/devices/neo1973-pm-gps.0/pwron
echo 0 >/sys/bus/platform/devices/neo1973-pm-gps.0/pwron

> Is there something lurking ;-) underneath too?

Hmm, does having to tell it to turn on before you can turn it off
count ? ;-)

- Werner

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