Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 417321
ipw2200 causes a lot of wakeups even when the wireless interface is inactive
Last modified: 2009-01-13 14:35:24 EST
Description of problem:
Powertop shows that ipw2200 causes a high number of wakeups even though the
wireless interface is not activated (ifconfig shows that it is not active).
Wakeups-from-idle per second : 67.6 interval: 5.0s
no ACPI power usage estimate available
Top causes for wakeups:
62.7% ( 39.4) <interrupt> : ipw2200
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
The device in question is (lspci output):
0b:02.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network
Connection (rev 05)
This is happens right after booting the machine, the corresponding wireless
interface is set to NOT be activated at boot time.
I wonder if adding the following line to /etc/modprobe.conf make any
options ipw2200 associate=0 auto_create=0
(In reply to comment #1)
> I wonder if adding the following line to /etc/modprobe.conf make any
> options ipw2200 associate=0 auto_create=0
Unfortunately it doesn't.
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Still happens in F10.
I do not find this to be the case, even with an active connection. How many wakeups are you calling a lot?
Closing due to lack of response...