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Bug#653179: [rt2x00-users] Fwd: linux-image-3.1.0-1-amd64: Can't switch off WoW option of RT5390 wi-fi card, notebook wakes on wi-fi activity



On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 12:09 PM, Gertjan van Wingerde
<gwingerde@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/28/11 08:56, Helmut Schaa wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Am Sonntag, 25. Dezember 2011, 09:07:42 schrieb pol kh:
>>> I'd like to be able to manage WoW option on Ralink 5390 on my HP Pavilion
>>> dv6-6030er. WoW is enabled by default in BIOS, which is locked by vendor.
>>> So I can't switch it off. Using ethtool doesn't help, because driver can't
>>> hanlder with WoW. My notebook wakes on wi-fi activity when I'd like it to
>>> be asleep. I had sent a bug report to Debian GNU/Linux maintainers and got
>>> the following answer (below my bug report is attached):
>>
>> this sounds really strange :). Unfortunately nobody is working on WoW support
>> for rt2x00 currently.
>>
>> Ivo, Gertjan, do we have any information yet how WoW for the ralink devices
>> is supposed to work? Since the WoW framework was already merged AFAIK it might
>> be a trivial thing to add ...
>
> No, I've never seen any information about this.
>
> A quick look at the Ralink legacy drivers also reveal that these do not
> contain any code for this, so it will be difficult to add support for
> this in rt2x00.

Even the specsheets don't contain any reference about WoW, so I really
can't say anything about it either.

Ivo



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