power consumption after shutdown

pgf at laptop.org pgf at laptop.org
Sat Feb 14 14:17:01 EST 2009

edward wrote:
 > 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

no.  not when the laptop is "off".  as chris said -- only when
it's sleeping.

 paul fox, pgf at laptop.org

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