turn on wifi enables also bluetooth
On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 02:43:15PM +0200, pat wrote:
> I have Dell Latitude E4300 notebook where the wifi and bluetooth (BT) is
> turned on by one HW switch. So, on windows if the switch is turned on there is
> possible to turn off one of these devices (from windows try stop the device).
> Is there something similar in Linux? Some application which is opened right
> after turning on of the switch and the application allow me to choose to turn
> on wifi or bt or both? Or is there a script which can be used to turn of the
> device even if the switch is on?
You may need to have kernel support compiled (CONFIG_RFKILL, if I
remember right). It also depends on rfkill support to have been coded
into the drivers for your bluetooth and/or wifi devices.
Willie W. Wong firstname.lastname@example.org
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