[PLUG-TALK] USB WiFi

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Mon Oct 6 13:29:02 PDT 2008


On Mon, 6 Oct 2008, Bill Barry wrote:

>    First, a philosophical question. Is it ok to post On-topic things
> in the Off-topic list?

Bill,

   I wasn't certain a hardware question was appropriate for the main list so
I posted it here.

>    One thing has solved several of my wireless access problems. I
> configured my power management to suspend the wireless drivers and restart
> them on resume. If your distribution uses the pm-utils for power
> management this is done by including the wireless driver in the file
> /etc/pm/config.d/wireless This file consists of a single line
> SUSPEND_MODULES="b43" where b43 is the module for the Broadcom wifi in my
> laptop.

   I'll look at this. There have been only two times I've had wireless
issues, both in small-town motels. Otherwise I've had no problems.

Thanks,

Rich

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