[rt2x00-users] Fwd: linux-image-3.1.0-1-amd64: Can't switch off WoW option of RT5390 wi-fi card, notebook wakes on wi-fi activity

pol kh kh3095 at yandex.ru
Fri Jan 6 03:39:03 AEDT 2012


05.01.2012, 18:46, "Jakub Kicinski" <kubakici at wp.pl>:
> On Thu, 05 Jan 2012 08:48:32 +0400
> pol kh <kh3095 at yandex.ru> wrote:
>
>>  Well, I tried the following:
>>
>>  1. Installed back preinstalled version of Windows 7 and gave my notebook to guarantee service. They returned it in one day, saying that WoW option were enabled. As I wrote earlier WoW can be managed under Win7 (in properties of Ralink card).
>>
>>  2. I had flashed cracked version of BIOS with unlocked advanced menus. Then I disable Wake on PME (PCI Power Management Enable wake up events). Well, now my notebook do not wakes (and from power off).
>>
>>  Maybe installed version of Ralink card is a special modification for HP, or it is capable with some ACPI management?
>>
>>  Best,
>>  kh
>>
>>  29.12.2011, 00:14, "Ivo Van Doorn" <ivdoorn at gmail.com>:
>>>  On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 12:09 PM, Gertjan van Wingerde
>>>  <gwingerde at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>   On 12/28/11 08:56, Helmut Schaa wrote:
>>>>>   Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>>   Am Sonntag, 25. Dezember 2011, 09:07:42 schrieb pol kh:
>>>>>>   I'd like to be able to manage WoW option on Ralink 5390 on my HP Pavilion
>>>>>>   dv6-6030er. WoW is enabled by default in BIOS, which is locked by vendor.
>>>>>>   So I can't switch it off. Using ethtool doesn't help, because driver can't
>>>>>>   hanlder with WoW. My notebook wakes on wi-fi activity when I'd like it to
>>>>>>   be asleep. I had sent a bug report to Debian GNU/Linux maintainers and got
>>>>>>   the following answer (below my bug report is attached):
>>>>>   this sounds really strange :). Unfortunately nobody is working on WoW support
>>>>>   for rt2x00 currently.
>>>>>>   Ivo, Gertjan, do we have any information yet how WoW for the ralink devices
>>>>>   is supposed to work? Since the WoW framework was already merged AFAIK it might
>>>>>   be a trivial thing to add ...
>>>>   No, I've never seen any information about this.
>>>>
>>>>   A quick look at the Ralink legacy drivers also reveal that these do not
>>>>   contain any code for this, so it will be difficult to add support for
>>>>   this in rt2x00.
>>>  Even the specsheets don't contain any reference about WoW, so I really
>>>  can't say anything about it either.
>>>
>>>  Ivo
>
> Please do not top-post.
>
> I took a quick glance at suspend code and it seems that rt2800pci is
> not disabling radio before suspend. Am I right? Have you tried taking
> interface down before suspend?
>
>   -- Kuba

OK, sorry!

I haven't tried to take interface down before suspend or power off. I'll flash BIOS back and do some experiments next 2-5 days. Is there any other way to examine the question?

-- kh



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