[Testing] clarification about wirless indicator
quozl at laptop.org
Wed Mar 24 19:56:58 EDT 2010
On both the XO-1 and the XO-1.5 there are two indicator LEDs on the left
of the front panel next to the screen rotate button.
Both indicator LEDs light to green only.
On XO-1 and XO-1.5, the left-most LED lights to indicate that the
wireless device is associated.
On XO-1 only, the right-most LED lights to indicate data flow via the
On XO-1.5 only, the right-most LED does not light. We have a ticket
open to remedy this; http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/9988 ... it will be an
indicator of data transfer on internal storage.
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 05:23:52PM +0530, johan sahabandu wrote:
> Are the two antennas of laptops having any contact with wireless
Yes, the antennas are a transducer that convert the radiofrequency
energy from the wireless device, into an electromagnetic field in the
The antennas work best when vertical to the horizon.
There is no switch or sensing of the antenna rotation position by the
There are no indicators on the antenna. However, they visually indicate
When the wireless LED indicators flash, it is very likely that the
antennas are transmitting or receiving energy. The reverse is not true;
non flashing indicator does not prove there is no energy transfer.
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