re active the network mesh when suspends the system

Martin Abente martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 13:45:59 EST 2010


On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 3:36 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 1:22 PM, Martin Abente
> <martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> From what I understood from your earlier emails, you do not want to
> >> use mesh, and you do not want to keep the libertas device on.
> >>
> >
> > Exactly.
>
> Ok -- then read, from powerd src...
>
> # "config_MESH_DURING_SUSPEND" (boolean) controls whether the
> # wireless remains powered while the laptop is fully suspended
> # (i.e., sleeping with a dark screen).  The only reason to set
> # this to "yes" is if you want the laptop to forward packets for
> # other mesh users while you're not using it.
>
>
I still don't understand why you keep mentioning this. I am not using or
modifying that ;)


>
> >> What I understand, you want the libertas device to remember mesh
> >> should be switched off. Am I correct?
> >
> > Yeah, as it already does on olpc os852 build, but not on the newest olpc
> > builds or dextrose.
>
> It does so by accident, and with a heavy power use cost (for you).
>
>
I know, but again, mentioning this is irrelevant for what my tests is about.


> To be clear, I think this is missing functionality in powerd.
>
> Anyone wanting to run 10.1.3 builds on XO-1 with the new ad-hoc
> networking model, and without mesh will hit this same problem.
>
>
>
It seems like it, but there must be a reason why it works properly on os852.


>
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