airline-friendly wireless disabling?
dcbw at redhat.com
Sun Dec 17 12:50:45 EST 2006
On Sun, 2006-12-17 at 16:36 +0100, Ivan Krstić wrote:
> Dan Williams wrote:
> > Well, you can call NetworkManager's 'sleep' method, which makes NM tear
> > the connection down and then essentially do 'ifconfig eth0 down'. When
> > the driver gets the down request, it _should_ stop transmitting and
> > power down the radio. The libertas driver may not actually do that yet,
> > not sure.
> Renaming the firmware blob and rebooting would do the trick, wouldn't it?
Yes, it should.
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