[RFT]: InFlight Mode Patch

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Tue Jul 18 11:05:29 UTC 2006

Quoting Avleen Vig <lists-freebsd at silverwraith.com> (from Mon, 17 Jul  
2006 22:36:26 -0700):

> On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 04:14:14PM +0930, Benjamin Close wrote:
>> Which implements a boot menu item, sysctl tunable (hw.inflight_mode) and
>> prevents all wireless & bluetooth drivers from attaching (probe succeeds
>> still).
> Attaching isn't the problem.
> The FAA and other international air authorities specifically disallow
> any transmitting of receiving. The only way you'll get this is by
> disabling the hardware itself.

AFAIK we have code in the tree which powers down all devices which  
aren't attached. I'm not sure if this code needs to be enabled with a  
tunable/sysctl, or if it is enabled by default.


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