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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Then we done disabled the network and turned it back on and it came up with “disabled by hardware switch”. August 18th, 4. Join Date Aug Beans 2. You’re just not having much luck with that laptop, huh?

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The time now is I cannot really say which steps are necessary to reproduce this problem.

I will write down the steps I used. It appears that rfkill may indeed be the problem, but the situation is that rfkill works first time only if the laptop was rebooted from windows.

– () Atheros AR wlan not connecting due to rfkill

What does ‘rfkill list’ show after only killing hald-addon-rfkill-killswitch? If A5001 set the wlan switch to off in Vista and reboot into Fedora, rfkill reports both locks to be off when Fedora had been active before Vista it had had connection to the wlan and both blocks off so I assume Fedora didn’t check this again at boot time. August 17th, 3.

BB code is On. Who is online Users browsing this forum: Then I received my new laptop, and I’ve not been using the affected the laptop lately. No upgrade log present probably fresh install dmi.


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You are not directly subscribed to this a5r001 notifications. 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.

That one only happens occasionally and I haven’t found a way to reproduce it consistently. You’re just not having much luck with that laptop, huh?

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a5001 Seth Forshee sforshee wrote on I’ve managed to get a little further than before. Brad Figg brad-figg on Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. December 23rd, 5. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

I’m thinking this may be related to NetworkManager, and will work through https: Any more output I can collect? So that others may find this useful. Comment 1 drstingl Remote bug watches linux-kernel-bugs [ Linuz ] Edit Bug watches keep track of this bug in other bug trackers.


Atheros 802.11a/bg PCI/PCI-E devices (ath5k)

What is the output of the usual commands the last as root: Hello Seth, I will try this a bit later on when I am at home and can connect it to the internet via wire: For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Launchpad couldn’t import bug from Linux Kernel Bug Tracker. So I decided to do “rfkill unblock all” and sure enough my laptop wireless was unblocked and the usb dongle was unblocked, ra5001 I tried to use my laptop wireless and it connect and disconnect 3 or 4 times, then went back to hardblock.

I’d probably try an earlier Mepis version if 8. This can be removed by ‘rfkill unblock all’.

I’m using Wicd with ath5k on Squeeze and everything works. Comment on this change optional.

Comment 5 drstingl