Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Having a problem logging in? Does anybody have any suggestions please? Do you have wpa-supplicant installed? This bug affects 6 people. Changed in linux Ubuntu:

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Linux Power User Bundle. Can you provide the output of ‘rfkill list’ before and wideless pressing the button? My Ubuntu version is Give as much as info you can when you reply as you have here.

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

It appears that rfkill may indeed be the problem, but the situation is that rfkill works wirelesw time only if the laptop was rebooted from windows. In the end, I created the following script as a barely acceptable solution: Atheros AR Wifi on Ubuntu.

The only problem is it would only connect straight after boot-up – if I waited several seconds before switching the wifi on then the connection would fail as before, which suggests that something may be running that is blocking it. Atheros AR wireless card “wireless is disabled by hardware switch” Bug reported by Denva Joshua Ingram on I can connect fine to an unsecured network but can’t connect to a secured network.


After making things hard on myself, I realized there was something weird going on with this error message: Join Date Jun Beans 6. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. After it llinux working again after the unblock suggested by M Garrettrfkill list shows something like this: All times are GMT Just to keep this thread updated in case anyone else is having adzpter same problem – I think I may finally have a working wireless connection after many months of trying!

I am using a Natty Narwhal, Ubuntu No to Soft blocked: Denva Joshua Ingram lunux wrote on Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I’ve also tried wicd instead of NetworkManager. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

The laptop has been tested with a live DVD of Sabayon linux with kernel 2. Do you have wpa-supplicant installed?

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Bug Watch Updater bug-watch-updater on This bug affects 6 people. And yes, the device number shown for phy0 changes from 4 to 1 after working, it is not a typing error. See full activity log. The information about this bug in Launchpad is automatically pulled daily from the wirelesa bug.