Re: Disabling wifi to save battery
On Sun, Oct 09, 2011 at 11:45:41AM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> > laptop I could use the rfkill package like so: rfkill block wifi
> Here are some tips:
Will take a look
> Another option could be disabling wifi and bluetooth adapter from BIOS
> (if this is available).
Yes, although I use wifi fairly frequently, so if I can't find
a solution, I'll just accept the extra battery consumption...:)
> backlight, wifi, BT, hdd temperature sensors...) and maybe your dell
> needs something similar :-?
module wl controls wifi... I had to install it manually.
> Bringing down the interface still leaves the adapter "on", so I guess
> there is no power-saving gain when doing this.
Fair enough, thanks.
> Is the wifi card already configured and detected by the system?
Yes, but I had to configure manually...
Thanks for your help,