power consumption after shutdown

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Sat Feb 14 14:06:16 EST 2009

On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 8:38 PM, Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>   > by default the wireless card remains alive to participate in a
>   > potential mesh network, disabling wireless should give you a lot
>   > more time.
> You're thinking of sleep mode, not the full shutdown that Mikus is doing.

That's not how I learned it. The wireless was designed to remain
active when everything else was off, in order to support mesh
networking throughout a community. However, I don't see any
measurements for that, although the wireless chip draws less than a
watt. Perhaps someone would be willing to add it to


> - Chris.
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