I will attach some log files just in case you need them, but I think that it may not be any wireless card problem but the laptop itself as ubuntu says that the ralink dongle is disabled by hardware switch, which isn’t possible. BB code is On. I’ve managed to get a little further than before. You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. If I get a chance I will try to retrace my steps and put the driver? Im trying to update to ubuntu

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Brad Figg brad-figg on This was tried way back when with “sudo rfkill unblock all” and it worked for about 5 minutes until the user tried to connect to an AP, but then the hp-wifi I can only assume kicked back in and hard blocked everything.

Mon Jul 25 Seth Forshee sforshee wrote wieless Hope this helps, who struggled for a week like me. If I get a chance I will try to retrace my steps and put the driver?

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Will try to test other distros to narrow down the issue. Does anybody have any suggestions please?

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Then I received my new laptop, and I’ve not been using the affected the laptop lately. Today, however, it is again refusing to connect to any secured network at any time. The time now is Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. I originally just removed the daemon and the gui with no success llnux once I manually removed various other packages beginning with ‘libnm’ everything started behaving itself. The laptop has been tested with a live DVD of Sabayon linux with kernel 2. Speaking to the OP, this does not work, as explained above.

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December 26th, 6. I can tell you right now that you dont need new drivers. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. I tried before installing the ubuntu Visit the following links: It might be best if you just pasted in the output from ‘rfkill list’ after it stops working again.

I’ll add to this that this specific laptop was my own, and worked back in an old version of Ubuntu, possibly 7.


Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Linux Kernel Bug Tracker I’d assume you’ve tried this, but since you didn’t mention it specifically — pressing the wifi button doesn’t unblock your wireless? Once at work, I started the laptop again, and now I have the “wireless is disabled by a hardware switch” issue. 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.

Find More Posts by SkippyJack. And haven’t been able to get it to search for networks again. You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications.

Im trying to update to ubuntu However, once i do rfkill unblock all, further rfkill list never returns. After it stops working again after the unblock suggested by M Garrettrfkill list shows something like this: