On Vista turning off Wifi, was: Don't buy HP computers

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Tue Mar 31 17:41:05 UTC 2009

M. Fioretti wrote:
> there is one thing here which I would like to understand: are we 100%
> sure that the behavior above is something that Vista always does by
> default, that is a deliberate design decision by Microsoft designers?
> Or is it something that, for any reason, only happens on your own
> laptop, or only on all HP laptops, etc..?

I don't think it is relevant if Vista turns off wifi deliberately or 
not. If the hardware can be switched on and off by software, it is a 
bug in the Linux driver if that driver doesn't support it as well.


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