Turning off the mesh to save battery power
tiagomnm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 11:30:38 EST 2009
Plus, the wireless symbol still blinks quite a lot with the lid close, seems
that mesh is still up and running?
On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 4:24 PM, Tiago Marques <tiagomnm at gmail.com> wrote:
> I tried to disable mesh networking, like said there, it still has msh0
> created and signal values registered with iwconfig. I stopped NetworkManager
> just. Is it really off, or do I need to destroy msh0, if possible?
> Also, on the subject of battery life, I noticed that even when off, the
> speakers seem to be amplifying "nothing", because there's still a slight
> humming sound coming off of them. This should be consuming something, right?
> Best regards,
> Tiago Marques
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 7:24 AM, Bryan Berry <bryan.berry at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 19:26 -0800, John Gilmore wrote:
>> > > hey guys, here in Nepal we are deciding whether or not to turn off the
>> > > mesh on our custom XO build in order to save power. We will leave on
>> > > regular wifi.
>> > >
>> > > Any ideas on how much power we will actually save? An extra hour of
>> > > battery life would be worth it
>> > (1) Try it and see, that's probably the easiest way. Every laptop has
>> > an instrument in the battery that you can measure its power draw with.
>> > See:
>> > http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XO_power_draw
>> Thanks gnu, this is really helpful
>> Bryan W. Berry
>> Technology Director
>> OLE Nepal, http://www.olenepal.org
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