Re: NM tidbits

Robert Love <rml novell com> writes:

> On Thu, 2006-01-26 at 08:21 -0500, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
>> 4a) I'm on battery and I have a wired connection available.  In the 
>> interest of conserving every bit of battery power, I turn my screen 
>> brightness way down, park my hard drive, and turn off my wireless 
>> transmitter.
> Note that if you are going to be doing things such as parking your
> drive's head, you could always remove your wireless card's module, too.
> NM need not expose the UI knob.

Nah, I've got laptop tools installed that key off the AC power ACPI
even and spin down the hard drive for me..  It's not manual at all.
But I DEFINITELY don't want the 802.11 turned off from under me when
I pull out the power cable.  I want that in the applet.

> 	Robert Love

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