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Old 10-12-2016, 02:39 PM   #1
stozi
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rfkill (software but not hardware) block bluetooth saves battery?


I want to disable bluetooth to save battery power. "rfkill block bluetooth" blocks software but not hardware, so am I saving battery power, and if not then how to block hardware? I'm on command line/Weston Voidlinux on a Lenovo N21chromebook.
 
Old 10-12-2016, 03:41 PM   #2
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i'd start by looking in bios, maybe it can be disabled there.
if that's not possible, i'd blacklist the kernel module.
 
  


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