[OLPC Networking] Testing the Wireless driver changes
dwmw2 at infradead.org
Thu Jan 17 18:26:38 EST 2008
On Thu, 2008-01-17 at 12:32 -0500, Michail Bletsas wrote:
> There is an "iwpriv eth0 radiooff/radioon" IOCTL hook in the firmware
> which was meant to control the radio power directly - it was removed a few
> months ago since it wasn't considered to its thing in the "proper" linux
I looked for it and I couldn't find it. Please could you point me at the
commit in which it was removed? I'm not entirely sure it ever made it
into our driver. Certainly it never made it into the upstream driver,
and the upstream driver is all that really matters, in the long term.
> ** I don't know how "iwconfig eth0 txpower off" is implemented, if it
> uses the same IOCTL with "iwpriv eth0 radiooff", then it is doing the
> right thing.
It uses CMD_802_11_RADIO_CONTROL with the RADIO_OFF argument, which I
believe is the correct thing to do.
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