Subject: Re: ath driver and wep
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/01/2005 18:39:14
On Sat, Oct 01, 2005 at 03:15:03PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> It may not be desireable, though. ifconfig down is a way to save power when
> a NIC isn't used, without having to unplug it (which means it would loose
> configuration)

Yes, and there are other situations where the power down is absolutely
needed (before sleeping the machine for example) - but David said "quick fix",
which I read as implying that a real fix will be different.