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I have a problem that occurs often. After the PDN goes to sleep I can't seem to wake up the Wi-fi. The screen timeout is set to 10 minutes. (The length doesn't seem to matter). The Wi-Fi sleep policy is set to never (this setting doesn't change anything). I am running the 07/24/10 firmware but I recall seeing the issue earlier too. The Wi-Fi always comes on after a reboot or power up. I've tried the usual cycle Wi-Fi off and on and wait for a while when off and wait for a while after turning on then scan. That doesn't seem to help often. I know it NOT the router because the scan doesn't seem to work when I'm having this issue as it never displays the 5 or 6 AP that I can find on any given day. It has noting to do with router security because it works for hours sometimes after the PDN is rebooted if I keep using it. I have most of the hacks running fine. I have the GE hack and Market hacks running unique IDs on two PDN. (one if for my daughter). Obviously we all know the PDN firmware is in flux and it MAY be fixed by a future update?? Does anyone have any cute tricks, apps or ideas. If there was a way to reset the hardware interface or force a firmware/driver reload for the Wi-Fi hardware maybe that would work? Maybe if we had a pump command like some Linux kernels? I've gone into the Terminal Emulator and tried to use ifconfig to up or down device ra0 (since that is shown in the Network information on the hardware tab of android system information). I'll keep playing with it and trying to find a way to manipulate the device. (ifconfig ra0 up .... gets a SIOCSIFFLAGS: permission denied).It's just frustrating to have to reboot and wait the 3 minutes or so to get Wi-Fi back.
 

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jimted1,Try these steps "as mentioned in the newbie thread by clockworx". This atleast brings up the wifi connection up fast after waking from Sleep.==================How to somewhat fix the WiFi Thanks to enjoys1 and spincontrol1. Download and install Notepad++ (Download | 5.7)2. Attach PDN to computer.3. Goto Command Prompt4. Change Directory to where ADB is (basically where you installed NateTheGreat's HackTheNovel files (I unzipped them to C:NovelHack))CD c:NovelHack ##(your directory may be different)##5. Type the following lines:Code:adb shell mount -o remount,rw /dev/block/mtdblock3 /systemadb shell chmod 755 /system/etc/Wireless/RT2870STA/RT2870STA.datadb pull /system/etc/Wireless/RT2870STA/RT2870STA.dat ./RT2870STA.dat##you'll see a response in the CommandPrompt of "68 KB/s (0 bytes in 1092.000s"##Keep Command Prompt open.6. Open Notepad++7. Change Line 33 (PSMode=) to PSMode=CAM8. Save file9. Go back to Command Prompt10. Type:Code:adb push ./RT2870STA.dat /system/etc/Wireless/RT2870STA/RT2870STA.dat##you'll see a response in the CommandPrompt of "34 KB/s (0 bytes in 1092.000s"##You're Done.=======================================
 

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Thanks enjoys1. I'll try it when I get back to my desktop tomorrow morning (actually later today). I'll let you knw how it turns out. Lets see if will get the Wi-Fi to wake.
 

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jimted1;32150 said:
Thanks enjoys1. I'll try it when I get back to my desktop tomorrow morning (actually later today). I'll let you knw how it turns out. Lets see if will get the Wi-Fi to wake.
What I have seen with this hack, it usuallly gets connected back within 20-23secs once out of sleep mode
 

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I was surprized that it seems to improve the situation. After the PDN screen comes back to life the Wi-Fi attaches in about 30 seconds or so. I guess I dont understand exactly what the setting does because I really didnt expect it to work.Thanks for the help.
 

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jimted1;33374 said:
I was surprized that it seems to improve the situation. After the PDN screen comes back to life the Wi-Fi attaches in about 30 seconds or so. I guess I dont understand exactly what the setting does because I really didnt expect it to work.Thanks for the help.
The setting we are putting is CAM , which is Constant Awake Mode. Factory settig was "Maximum Power Save Mode".So when PDN use to go to sleep mode , wifi goes into power saving mode and then takes very long time to come out of it.
 

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[quote name='enjoys1;34130]The setting we are putting is CAM ' date=' which is Constant Awake Mode. Factory settig was "Maximum Power Save Mode".So when PDN use to go to sleep mode , wifi goes into power saving mode and then takes very long time to come out of it.[/QUOTE'] Thanks for the clarification! I wonder how effect this might have onbattery life? Would it effect e.g. deep sleep? Cf.http://www.slatedroid.com/pandigita...scussion/4370-deep-sleep-setup-procedure.htmlThanks!
 

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I am having a problem with my wifi coming on at all. I have gone back into the PD settings to try to reconnect and every time it finds the wifi, trys to connect, then comes back "unsuccessful".Thoughts?
 

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Zeam is an interesting app but has the same problem with rotation that every other launcher has. Rotate the wrong way and it throws up force close errors. At least Panda Home just shows a black page with the notification bar. IIRC the only launcher I've seen that handles rotation properly is android mate. If it were more configurable and could handle widgets, I'd use it. But I don't like it as is....
 
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