Shutdown wlan interface

Sachin Ganu sachin at winmain.rutgers.edu
Tue Aug 19 10:40:41 EDT 2003


If you dont want to use the card, you could use "cardctl eject 0" to
"eject" it (without actually pulling it out)

to restart the card, you use "cardctl insert 0"

Hope that helps,
Sachin

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Sachin Ganu
Graduate Research Assistant
WINLAB, Rutgers University
73 Brett Rd, Piscataway NJ 08854

On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, Shripad N wrote:

> hi,
> 
> 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,
> regards
> Shripad
> 
> 
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