Handle the network connection on suspend/resume

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Whenever I have suspend/resumed my Gentoo system I found my wifi network status as started but actually not working.

I guess that standby/hibernate/suspend is handled by sys-power/pm-utils, whici is very well described here, I can make use of it to fix the problem discussed above:

  • create a /etc/pm/sleep.d/50wifi (with +x permission) with the following code:
case $1 in
echo "Stopping wifi"
/etc/init.d/net.wlan0 stop > /dev/null
echo "Starting wifi"
/etc/init.d/net.wlan0 start > /dev/null

About Eugen Mihailescu

Always looking to learn more about *nix world, about the fundamental concepts of arithmetic, algebra and geometry. I am also passionate about programming, database and systems administration.
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