Networking

WIFI_PWR_ON_AC/BAT

WIFI_PWR_ON_AC=off
WIFI_PWR_ON_BAT=on

Sets Wi-Fi power saving mode. Adapter support depends on kernel and driver. Possible values:

  • off – disabled
  • on – enabled

Default when unconfigured: off (AC), on (BAT)

Hint: deprecated config values 1=off/5=on are supported for backwards compatibility.

Note

Power saving mode can cause an unstable Wi-Fi link.

WOL_DISABLE

WOL_DISABLE=Y
  • Y – Wake on LAN disabled
  • N – Wake on LAN enabled

Default when unconfigured: Y

Note

  • After enabling, a reboot is required to ensure that the new setting takes.
  • Your laptop’s BIOS may have an option for Wake on LAN too. Some brands even allow to configure Wake on LAN on AC only. If you choose the BIOS option, leave WOL_DISABLE=N.