On Mon, 2011-10-31 at 22:49 -0600, Fernando C. Estrada wrote: > Package: linux-2.6 > Version: 3.0.0-5 > Severity: normal > > Dear Maintainer, > > After I disable wireless via network-manager-gnome, I can't enable > it again, I guess Fn+F2 does not disable rfkill as it should. > > # ifconfig wlan0 up > SIOCSIFFLAGS: Operation not possible due to RF-kill > # rfkill list > 0: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN > Soft blocked: yes > Hard blocked: yes > 1: phy0: Wireless LAN > Soft blocked: no > Hard blocked: yes What do you get if you run 'rfkill unblock; rfkill list'? > I hope this bug report helps with the solution: > > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/697520 But that problem was supposed to be solved by the dell-laptop module. Your system already has that loaded. > Any other information you need about this issue please don't > hesitate to ask. Thanks in advance for your help! ;-) > > Regards, > > P.S. Currently the only way for me to get my wireless enabled again > is reset the BIOS to the default settings. [...] What do you mean by 'reset'? Does the disabled state persist after a reboot? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are.
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