[ltp] tpctl and SuSE Linux

James Knott linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 05 Dec 2003 17:58:43 -0500

Tim Prince wrote:
> On Thursday 04 December 2003 23:54, wes schreiner wrote:
>>Rob Smith wrote:
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "wes schreiner" <wes@infosink.com>
>>>>And, once you have tpctl installed, you can just say "tpctl
>>>>--rs2=disable", no need for PNP support in the kernel (though SuSE's
>>>>kernels might have it) and no need to reboot. Doesn't SuSE have a
>>>>package for tpctl?
> calling it the question of the year seems a bit much, but:
> I'm suspecting the tpctl supplied with SuSE 9.0 isn't up to date.  After I 
> installed it from the CDs, it took 2 reboots before linux was working 
> smoothly again, and I haven't been able to locate any command which turns on 
> the wlan radio.

Well, there's always ifup and ifdown.  i.e ifup wlan0