[PATCH] added new addon for the ipw killswitch interface

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Thu Aug 7 12:26:29 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 20:51 +0200, Adel Gadllah wrote:
> 2008/8/6 Danny Kukawka <danny.kukawka at web.de>:
> > From: Danny Kukawka <danny.kukawka at web.de>
> > Subject: added new addon for the ipw killswitch interface
> >
> > Added new addon to set/get values to/from the ipw (intel) WLAN killswitch
> > interface to improve the performance while get/set the killswitch state
> > by preventing fork three times for each change or status request in the
> > current script-code.
> Looks fine to me, but note that the drivers do no longer support this
> interface starting with 2.6.27, but use the generic rfkill subsystem
> instead.
> With this we no longer should need any polling.
> Well the iwl* drivers use the new interface, someone (who has access
> to the hw ;) ) might want to update ipw21(2)00 too.

I've got both of those and will end up converting those unless somebody
beats me to it.


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