Disable mesh

Jerry Vonau jvonau at shaw.ca
Wed Mar 28 10:38:35 EDT 2012


On Wed, 2012-03-28 at 10:17 -0400, Kevin Gordon wrote:
> Folks:
> 
> If one never uses mesh in a 15-20 group XO-1 classroom environment,
> but always uses AP's, is there any appreciable benefit to disabling
> mesh completely - perhaps to reduce chatter or power usage?
> 
> I have read one can use the following to do so, if desired:
> 
> echo 0 > /sys/class/net/eth0/lbs_mesh
> 
> 
> 
> and put it into the rc.local if one wants to persist this state.
> 
> Opinions welcome.  :-)

You would have use powerd's postresume.d hooks to disable that after a
suspend cycle. Have a look at how dextrose does that:
http://download.sugarlabs.org/dextrose/testing/dx3/rpms/source/dextrose-platform-2-2.fc14.src.rpm

Jerry





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