[maemo-users] network priority and autoreconnect (OS2008)

From: Kalle Valo kalle.valo at nokia.com
Date: Mon Jan 21 13:25:43 EET 2008
"ext Jesper Cheetah" <mail at jespercheetah.dk> writes:

> On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 07:08:27AM +0200, Kalle Valo wrote:
>> "ext Joshua Layne" <joshua at willowisp.net> writes:
>> > The biggest problem for me is that if I am connected to my phone (say, on
>> > my commute...) it keeps the phone connection even if the Home wireless
>> > network is available.  Same is true of the work network, although the work
>> > network never autoconnects.  The real problem here is it drains my phone
>> > battery unnecessarily when a WLAN is available.
>> >
>> > I have no problem editing configuration files by hand, but is this even
>> > possible?  It is really a source of irritation for me.
>> Our current software implementation does not support this, not even
>> with some tweaking. Sorry.
> I believe I have seen wpa_supplicant for the N800 somewhere (probably
> OS2007 at that time). Wouldn't that work, with the regular network
> selection set to a dummy AP?

I don't see any easy way to do this (ie. automatically switch from
BT-DUN to WLAN). Basically you would have to replace icd with some
other component handling higher level connection switching.

Kalle Valo

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