Subject: Re: Re: Re: ex0 driver trouble in -current
To: Masanori Kanaoka <>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/26/2001 15:29:39
On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 03:25:54PM +0200, Feico Dillema wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 05:06:21AM +0900, Masanori Kanaoka wrote:
> Hmmm, it does seem to work better. When I put the machine manually in
> standby mode (apm -S) it looses connectivity, but a keypress brings
> the network back up. Still have to test BIOS-initiated sleeps (which
> seem to be lighter standby/sleep-mode). 
Waking the machine up from BIOS initiated standby also restores
connectivity now... SO, at least it has well-defined behaviour now.
Still I'd prefer to be bale to put a machine in standby mode and be
able to login or use it remotely over the network:

> Still question remains whether
> on a desktop machine the network interface should go into power-save
> mode in the first place (and loose connectivity). Presonally, I'd
> prefer to see connectivity intact (at least for standby mode). You can
> always add ifconfig down to /etc/amd scripts if you want to...

Thanks for the patch...