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I’ll add to this that this specific laptop was my own, and worked back in an old version of Ubuntu, possibly 7. The mystery part begins here. December 23rd, 5. Give as much as info you can when you reply as you have here. Does anybody have any suggestions please?

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But now that i see this, it may have been random change that it worked. Then I did today’s system updates via Synapticwhich seemed to include a new kernel? Did you disable NetworkManager from running on start?

en/users/Drivers/ath5k – Linux Wireless

I have tried rfkill list output works initially and rfkill unblock all. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. The output from lshw is: May 16th, 1.

The mystery part begins here. 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. This affects me too. Results 1 to 6 of 6. So I decided to do “rfkill unblock all” and sure enough my laptop wireless was unblocked and the usb dongle aheros unblocked, so I tried to use my laptop wireless and it connect and disconnect 3 or 4 times, then went back to hardblock.


It was a ralink RT device ID – f: The time now is In any case, the generic backports for meerkat aren’t working.

I tried it for a while but found there was no difference could see all networks but only connect to unsecured ones. Don’t know if this situation is related to running the updates this morning, or solely from pressing the physical wifi button on my Wirelesx Presario CQDX laptop.

Exactly why that is happening is unclear at this point. How is your Wicd configured?

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

I had previously gotten wifi working in ubuntu Visit the following links: Remote bug watches linux-kernel-bugs [ NEW ] Edit Bug watches keep track of this bug in other bug trackers. Wifi drivers for Atheros AR on I originally just removed the daemon and the gui with no success but once I manually removed various other packages beginning with ‘libnm’ everything started behaving itself.

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


By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to eireless and access many other special features. Yesterday, I went thru this thread and then tried and it worked. I have tried several things that I found in forums with no success i.

My Ubuntu version is Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I tried using wicd again but found this even worse.

Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. No amount of messing around with the rfkill options works. Join Date Dec Beans 1. I guess no one has been motivated to make a permanent fix because wirelesa chipset randomly works forever for some after a little playing around. So that others may find this useful.