Testing the Wireless driver changes
carrano at ricardocarrano.com
Wed Jan 16 17:22:29 EST 2008
I believe what you want is "radio off", not "mesh stop".
On Jan 16, 2008 8:01 PM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/1/16 Ricardo Carrano <carrano at ricardocarrano.com>:
> > IMHO, there is no point in investing time in mesh stop/start now (or any
> > time in the future unless there is a strong reason for that - which we
> > now).
> The stated reason for wanting this feature is to easily disable
> wireless before getting on an airplane. There is a way to do it at the
> command line, but I don't see government ministers and education
> officials doing that with any reliability.
> If all you want is transport, you can take out the battery pack, but
> if the mesh is not disabled, it will come alive when the battery pack
> is inserted, long before you can boot and get to a command line to
> turn it off. I am quite certain that some of the aforementioned
> ministers and officials will want to show off their new toyz on planes
> just like the rest of us.
> Or we could just wait until there is sufficient public pressure to
> allow XOs to mesh on airplanes so that the rules are changed. Hey, who
> wants to make the movie Toyz on a Plane? %-]
> Edward Cherlin
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