Re: Offline

On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 23:36 -0500, David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 23:13 -0500, Ryan Skadberg wrote:
> > Would be real nice if NetworkManager had an offline option to shut off
> > all network connection / stop wireless scanning, etc.  For times like
> > planes, etc, this would be a nice option to have.
> > 
> Perhaps all we need is to make the "scanning for networks" animation go
> away after a few minutes? [1]; Perhaps even NM itself should scale down
> scanning to, say, every minute or so to conserve battery power.
> Cheers,
> David
> [1] : Or maybe there are, say, FCC/FAA requirements that says a wireless
> radio must be completely turned off in planes?

  Yes, there are airline requirements.  Also, I would like to be able to
shut off NetworkManager (that is if you guys ever get the Atheros 5212
timeout thing sorted out) scanning at times.  The airplane is obviously
one issue but there are other times that it would just be nice to be
able to disable NetworkManager.

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