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Re: Thinkapd 410s: WiFi and screen on lid close

on 10:58 Sat 22 Jan, Philipp Hagemeister (phihag@phihag.de) wrote:
> Dr. Ed Morbius wrote:
> > Two issues with a Thinkpad 410s running testing/unstable.
> > 
> > Custom-compiled 2.6.34 kernel (to fix issues with Thinkpad
> > volume/brightness controls):
> > 
> > 	Linux altaira 2.6.34-custom-1- #1 SMP Thu Oct 21 18:30:43 PDT 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> > 1: Wifi's stopped working.  Yes, it did initially. 


> In addition to the software switch via rfkill, there's a hardware switch
> to turn wireless off. It's tiny, and its position at the right-side
> front can sometimes lead to inadvertently switching it. On my
> T410(currently broken, but that's another story), 100% of "error 132"
> are caused by activating the switch when jamming it into my laptop backpack.

Color me seriously sheepish, but that seems to have been the immediate
problem, though I'd swear I'd had the problem even after toggling the
WiFi power switch previously.  Strange.

I'll see if it stays working.

> -- Philipp

Dr. Ed Morbius
Chief Scientist
Krell Power Systems Unlimited

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