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SubjectRe: ipw2100: firmware problem
James Ketrenos wrote:
> I don't know if all the distributions have moved away from this model.
> If they have and the devices are brought up regardless of link, then
> going back to delaying radio initialization until the open() is called
> is workable.


When the interface is not up, we ideally want the device to be as
passive as possible.

Most net drivers shut down as much as possible at dev->close() time, and
it would really be good if wireless drivers followed suit.

Jeff


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