> > Actually it would still transmit when user did not want it to. I
> > believe that staying "quiet" is right thing, long-term. And it could
> > solve firmware-loading problems, short-term...
> If ipw2100 is built into kernel, you can disable it by kernel parameter
> ipw2100.disable=1. Then you can enable it with:
> $ echo 0 > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/ipw2100/*/rf_kill
> > How long does association with AP take? Anyway it should be easy to
> > tell driver to associate ASAP, just after the insmod...
> Are you suggesting by default it is disabled for built into kernel but
> enabled as a module?
I'm suggesting that by default it is disabled (in kernel or as a
module) and its automatically enabled during ifconfig up.
That way we can drop the kernel parameter and always do the right