[PATCH RFC] wireless:libertas: enable auto deep sleep

Kalle Valo kvalo at codeaurora.org
Wed Jan 20 09:55:15 PST 2016

Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info> writes:

> On Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:42:47 +0200
> Kalle Valo <kvalo at codeaurora.org> wrote:
>> Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info> writes:
>> > Enables auto deep sleep whenever the interface is up and
>> > power managament is enabled, so there is also power management
>> > when there is no connection
>> > That reduces power consumption between scanning
>> > intervals. Deep sleep mode is entered when there is
>> > no activity for 1s.
>> >
>> > The code looks a bit different to how things were done
>> > with the wext interface in earlier times.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info>
>> Please use just "libertas: " as the prefix and drop the "wireless:".
> Hmm, is there any rule for that or do I just find that out
> by analysing git log output?

No generic rule as far as I know. I recommend to use git log to see the
most common prefix:

git log --oneline --follow --no-merges -- drivers/net/wireless/libertas

> BTW: That patch depends on my ieee80211 powersave mode series where I sent
> a second version today.

It's a good idea to document that in the patch, for example after "---"

> Has that series found the way into your review queue?

You can check the status from patchwork:


I haven't opened wireless-drivers-next yet due to the merge window, I
will do that after -rc1 is released.

Kalle Valo

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