Re: blocking bug for laptop users ( rfkill on dell laptop )
- From: Ritesh Khadgaray <khadgaray gmail com>
- To: Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- Cc: network manager <networkmanager-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: blocking bug for laptop users ( rfkill on dell laptop )
- Date: Sat, 26 May 2007 01:28:19 +0530
On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 16:21 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 15:21 +0530, Ritesh Khadgaray wrote:
> > Is this supposed to send a dbus message ?
> > The only thing i was able to see is bluez hardware removed, and thats
> > all :(
> > I use a Dell D620 , with rkill switch mapped against bluetooth, and
> > wireless .
> Which is what's supposed to happen for Bluetooth on Dells.
> The API is explained in the HAL spec.
Sorry, i was unable to locate this at the urls posted below
> It's mainly useful to deactivate a Bluetooth or WLAN device in software,
> not really to see what a possible rfkill switch in hardware does...
I was able to see that with rfkill, NM is waiting for hal have this
I am able to see /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/dell_wlan_switch path in
hal listing . The value of this does not change with rfkill switch
i do see hal not listing my wireless card when rfkill switch is "off",
but NM still list wireless under menu. This behaviour was not seen when
i had used a pcmcia wireless card ( ornico ) .
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