Disabling Wi-Fi Power Management At Boot Time for Intel® Edison Development Platform
Disabling power management might be useful for debugging purposes and performance.
To disable the Wi-Fi power management at boot time, follow these steps:
Create a file in the /lib/systemd/system directory named wifi-power-management-off.service with the following content:
Description=Disable power management for wlan0
ExecStart=/sbin/iwconfig wlan0 power off
Type the following command:
# systemctl enable wifi-power-management-off.service
To verify that the service is functioning properly, reboot the board and type the following command:
# iwconfig wlan0
You should see Power Management: off on the screen.
To disable the service type the following command:
# systemctl disable wifi-power-management-off.service