Bug#756947: unble to re-enable wifi/bt after hardware or software disable
On Sat, 2014-08-09 at 16:22 +0200, Tomasz Nitecki wrote:
> Can you please send that last email to bug tracker too? Anything you
> send to email@example.com will show up in the web browsable version
>  which will allow more people to look into your problem. As a matter
> of fact, I might not be able to resolve it by myself and if so, I'll
> point you to the correct people who will also require this information.
> On 08/08/14 03:41, Alan Wilson wrote:
> > Bluetooth seems to be behaving itself since I re-installed the
> > firmware. It can be switched by both hardware and software back and
> > forth - behaves as it ought.
> Good to hear :)
> > rfkill still has no effect on unblocking wifi if disabled via
> > software by trying to re-enable. However, it does leave wifi disabled
> > after resetting BIOS defaults, which can then be re-enabled via
> > software - this is different. Before, wifi would start enabled after
> > restart/BIOS reset.
> Mhm, that (along the working bluetooth) suggests that there might
> be an issue with the ipw2200 driver itself.
> Can you please tell me which version of firmware-ipw2x00 are you using?
> You can do it by running 'dpkg -s firmware-ipw2x00 | grep Version'. And
> please send that information to firstname.lastname@example.org too.
>  https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=756947