Dead Production WLAN card

Nate Theis natetheis at gmail.com
Thu May 20 10:19:35 EDT 2010


Looks like the ESD bug strikes again...
http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XO1.5_WLAN_ESD_protection

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 6:54 PM, John Watlington <wad at laptop.org> wrote:

>
> On May 19, 2010, at 9:11 PM, Richard A. Smith wrote:
>
> > I've got bad news from our tester in Canada. The production laptop we
> sent him has lost its wireless. It only took one trip in his backpack.
> >
> > In discussion with him a new piece of information was discovered.  He is
> using the Network Manager wireless disable function prior to suspending the
> card.   The wireless disable function is supposed to just turn off the power
> to the WLAN but perhaps it is the reason he is able to kill the WLAN so
> quickly.
>
> Does anyone do this on a regular basis to their XO-1.5 ?
>
> Cheers,
> wad
>
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