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RE: Wireless on linux/Battery Life



Hello,

When I did the install, I included everything. Perhaps its a matter of
locating the settings for the power management.

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Very Respectfully,
Cesar Covarrubias
Distributed Computing Support
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> again, speaking in general,  Did you install & configure the
> Power-management rpms with your fedora install?  It sounds like you're
> running your laptop without any power-saving features enabled.  When
> properly configured, any red-hat/fedora install should give you 2-3 hours
> battery life as well.
>
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>
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:redhat-list-
>> bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Cesar Covarrubias
>> Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 9:01 AM
>> To: 'General Red Hat Linux discussion list'
>> Subject: RE: Wireless on linux/Battery Life
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I'm speaking in general, without using wireless. When I'm running
>> Windows
>> (dual boot) battery lasts 2-3 hrs fully charged, when on fedora, bout 45
>> minutes. I was thinking about upgrading anyways to RHEL 4. I'll look
>> into
>> the bios configuration.
>>
>> Very Respectfully,
>> Cesar Covarrubias
>> Distributed Computing Support
>> Network and Academic Computing Services
>> University of California Irvine
>> (949)824-2222
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:redhat-list-
>> bounces redhat com]
>> On Behalf Of Tom Greaser
>> Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 7:19 AM
>> To: redhat-list redhat com
>> Subject: re: Wireless on linux/Battery Life
>>
>> dont know what to tell you about ndiswrapper question. other than
>> see if your vendor offers source for your nic.
>>
>> as for the power question. are you referring to your wifi nic being
>> enabled ?
>> if so man iwconfig.
>>
>> or in general power use.. check your bios to see if apm is enabled and
>> configure it to your needs
>> How does your current battery life compair to what the vendor specs are
>> ?
>>
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