Shutdown wlan interface

Shripad N Shripad_N at
Tue Aug 19 10:23:55 EDT 2003


Is there any way to shutdown the wlan interface, ie stop consuming power, by
issuing a command.

iwconfig does not have a "down" option.

I dont want to plug in and plug out the card for that purpose. I tried
ifconfig wlan0 down

But the activity indicator of the card still is blinking.

please help,

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