[Sugar-devel] Wanting to know a bit of (NetworkManager) workflow upon resume-from-suspend

Ajay Garg ajaygargnsit at gmail.com
Wed May 2 13:31:17 EDT 2012


just out of curiosity .. a logical query comes to my mind.

Why, and to whom, are packets forwarded, even though no user has joined any

Please do not take this as arrogance; I just wish to clear up some logical
mind-blocks :D
More importantly, this would clear up some of my networking concepts as
well :D

Thanks in advance for being my teacher :D

Thanks and Regards,

On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 9:27 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Ajay Garg <ajaygargnsit at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I believe that the number of packets being forwarded in this, would be
> > (much) less than in the scenario when the users are actually connected
> to a
> > mesh-network-channel.
> > Kindly affirm/reject my above notion :)
> I am a very pragmatic man, I would not waste your time if it was a maybe.
> There is no "much less" packet forwarding. You get 100% packet forwarding.
> And as Sam points out, the "UI" part of it can be set already with a
> gconf setting, via OOB. Unfortunatley, I have to agree with Anish's
> revert :-(
> Don't have the kernel patch info. Maybe look in git for changes in the
> libertas driver. It's a pretty low traffic driver, so you'll find it
> quick.
> cheers,
> m
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