June 14th, 3. My question is how or why did it get soft blocked in the first palce? I’ll add to this that this specific laptop was my own, and worked back in an old version of Ubuntu, possibly 7. Can you provide the output of ‘rfkill list’ before and after pressing the button? Bug Watch Updater bug-watch-updater on I’m thinking this may be related to NetworkManager, and will work through https: By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as explained in our Privacy Policy.

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More information is better than no information. The output from lshw is: Then I received my new laptop, and I’ve not been using the affected the laptop lately.

March 2nd, 1. It appears that rfkill may indeed be the problem, but ar55001 situation is that rfkill works first time only if the laptop was rebooted from windows.

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View LQ Wiki Contributions. Atheros AR wjreless card “wireless is disabled by hardware switch”. Bits from lshw for search engines so other people can find this: Changed in linux Ubuntu: Hello Seth, I will try this a bit later on when I am at home and can connect it to the internet via wire: Give as much as info you can when you reply as you have here.


June 14th, 3. Find More Posts by elnetotaca. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. All times are GMT So I decided to do “rfkill unblock all” and sure enough my laptop wireless was unblocked and the usb dongle was unblocked, so I wirelwss to use my laptop wireless and it connect and disconnect 3 or 4 times, then went back to hardblock.

It might be best if you just pasted in the output from ‘rfkill list’ after it stops working again. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Wireless network refers to any type of computer network that is wireless, and is commonly associated with a telecommunications network whose interconnections between nodes are implemented without the use of wires.

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Can you provide the output of ‘rfkill list’ before and after pressing the button? I have sent this bug upstream directly to the kernel developers, considering the regression nature of this bug report, and that there is a lot of information here, and many things tried and tested.

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Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Then we done disabled the network and turned it back on and it came up with “disabled by hardware switch”. Then I did today’s system updates via Synapticwhich seemed to include a new kernel?


I’ve also ad5001 wicd instead of NetworkManager.

[SOLVED] Re: wireless (Atheros AR5001) was working on squeeze, then stopped

Wierless will loose some functionality however, probably most noticeable is support for hotkeys. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Atheros AR wireless card “wireless is disabled by hardware switch” Bug reported by Denva Joshua Ingram on As a Gold Certified Independent Software Vendor ISVSolvusoft is able to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction through delivering top-level software and service solutions, which have been subject to a rigourous and continually-audited approval process by Microsoft.

BB code is On. I installed Ubuntu on my Sony Vaio laptop about 18 months ago because the pre-installed Vista is awful and am generally loving my linux experience. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.