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Re: network manager command-line control?



On Mon, Dec 03, 2007 at 11:24:31AM -0500, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > Specifically, my laptop generates a custom Sony ACPI button event when the
> > wireless antenna is switched on or off -- I'd like to automatically enable
> > or disable wireless networking correspondingly. Is there an easy way to do
> > this that I'm just not seeing? Thanks.
> The right fix for this is for the kernel to hook the ACPI event properly
> into generating a kill switch event rather than piling on hacks ;)

Yup, but that's unlikely to actually happen anytime soon, particularly for
this model of laptop.

Having a general interface lets one work around all sorts of similar cases,
some of which may not be associated with ACPI events.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>


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