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No upgrade log present probably fresh install dmi. I can connect fine to an unsecured network but can’t connect to a secured network. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. What does ‘rfkill list’ show after only killing hald-addon-rfkill-killswitch? Who is online Users browsing this forum: Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. December 26th, 6.

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Found similar bug in ubuntu: If I only use Fedora it seems to be alright and the hard block doesn’t switch on. Or at least one that hasn’t had any editing of the networking files?

Hi Seth, thanks for looking at this. If I use Vista in arr5001 it sometimes switches the hard block to on, but not always. Then I did today’s system updates via Synapticwhich seemed to include a new kernel?

Will try to test other distros to narrow down the issue.

Comment 14 drstingl Find More Posts by elnetotaca. I tried it for a while but found there was no difference could see all networks but only connect to unsecured ones.


This affects me too. Having a problem logging in? So that others may find this useful.

When I woke up this morning, heard my laptop fan running because of a dialog box that needed attention, which in itself to me is a bug. My Ubuntu version is Marvell Technology Group Ltd.

[SOLVED] Atheros AR Wireless Network Adapter

The time now is Well NetworkManager is known to be problematic I couldn’t reproduce the aforementioned problem exactly but had some issues nonetheless. I’m not using wicd at the moment so I’ve uninstalled it. Ar5010 it stops working again after the unblock suggested by M Garrettrfkill list shows something like this: From the terminal entered the command rfkill list the output was Soft blocked: I lknux wouldn’t rule out the router as the culprit either.

You’re just not having much luck with that laptop, huh?

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You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I cannot really say which steps are necessary to reproduce this problem.

Linhx for the delay, yes I had tried to just press the physical wifi button but it did not work it worked quite well to start this linix mess though. If I can resolve the issues with the current kernel I might get back to the bug but it won’t happen in the next weeks since I simply lack the time If I get a chance I will try to retrace my steps and put the driver?


– () Atheros AR wlan not connecting due to rfkill

I got a phone and so closed the laptop lid and came back after half an hour, sr5001 the lid, to my surprise the WIFI connected to internet. Other laptop connects with no problem so not the router. I’m just about ar501 After I did the same thing myself I was able to activate the wlan device hard block had gone The steps were: Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

It was a ralink RT device ID – f: Thanks Comment 1 drstingl

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