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
05.01.2012, 18:46, "Jakub Kicinski" <email@example.com>:
> On Thu, 05 Jan 2012 08:48:32 +0400
> pol kh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Well, I tried the following:
>> 1. Installed back preinstalled version of Windows 7 and gave my notebook to guarantee service. They returned it in one day, saying that WoW option were enabled. As I wrote earlier WoW can be managed under Win7 (in properties of Ralink card).
>> 2. I had flashed cracked version of BIOS with unlocked advanced menus. Then I disable Wake on PME (PCI Power Management Enable wake up events). Well, now my notebook do not wakes (and from power off).
>> Maybe installed version of Ralink card is a special modification for HP, or it is capable with some ACPI management?
>> 29.12.2011, 00:14, "Ivo Van Doorn" <email@example.com>:
>>> On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 12:09 PM, Gertjan van Wingerde
>>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> On 12/28/11 08:56, Helmut Schaa wrote:
>>>>> 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.
> Please do not top-post.
> I took a quick glance at suspend code and it seems that rt2800pci is
> not disabling radio before suspend. Am I right? Have you tried taking
> interface down before suspend?
> -- Kuba
I haven't tried to take interface down before suspend or power off. I'll flash BIOS back and do some experiments next 2-5 days. Is there any other way to examine the question?