re active the network mesh when suspends the system
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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