I tried using wicd again but found this even worse. It would be most helpful to have the rfkill list output pasted in rather than typed from memory, just to ensure that there aren’t any mistakes. Join our community today! The laptop has been tested with a live DVD of Sabayon linux with kernel 2. I have tried rfkill list output works initially and rfkill unblock all. Having a problem logging in? Hello and thanks Seth, I can’t uoad the rfkill as my laptop overheated and am currently writing this on my blackberry.
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I can see all the wireless networks in my area and the signal strength is good but it keeps asking me again and again for my passkey even though I am definitely entering it correctly. Seth Forshee sforshee wrote on I’m just about stumped I have tried rfkill list output works initially and rfkill unblock all.
Wifi drivers for Atheros AR on Brad Figg brad-figg on Quick google search; http: I’ll add to this that this specific laptop was my own, and worked back in an old version of Ubuntu, possibly 7. I tried before installing the ubuntu Find More Posts by SkippyJack.
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And I can answer the above question forgive the syntax it’s from memory, but the text is correct. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. I see Matthew Garrett already suggested you try unblocking it.
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View LQ Wiki Contributions. The problem is that the laptop is starting with the wifi default to off. And yes, the device number shown for phy0 changes from 4 to 1 after working, it is not a typing error.
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Even though I had my ethernet cable plugged into the laptop, it was still trying to reconnect to a wifi network in the house, and there is no telling how long this dialog box had been up, causing my cpu to run hotter.
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Join Date Mar Beans Then we done disabled the network and turned it back on and it came up with “disabled by hardware switch”. Denva Joshua Ingram denva-ingram wrote on Hello and thanks Seth, I can’t uoad the rfkill as my laptop overheated and am currently writing this on my blackberry. Find More Posts by elnetotaca.
The output from lshw is: I got a phone and so closed the laptop lid and came back after half an hour, opened the lid, to my surprise the WIFI connected to internet. Ok, so the problem is definitely not the mainline kernel, but could still be our patches. atherso
The laptop has been tested with a live DVD of Sabayon linux with kernel 2. So that others may find this useful. It would be most helpful to have the rfkill list output pasted in rather than typed from memory, just to ensure that there aren’t any mistakes.
How is your Wicd configured? I’ve also tried wicd instead of NetworkManager. All times are GMT Join Date Aug Beans 2.