Description of problem:
Internal PCI wifi adapter working on laptop. Insert USB wifi dongle, switch off internal PCI wifi using either hardware switch or menu, disables all wifi.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use internal PCI wifi
2. Plug in USB wifi dongle
3. Switch off internal wifi hardware or from menu
4. Disables all wifi ( PCI & USB wifi sources )
No connections available
One working USB wifi dongle
I have strange behaviour using wifi which I was trying a second wifi dongle to rectify the problem. wifi on my internal wifi is iky on fedora 25. works for a longer period if I open a terminal and ping constantly to keep it active.
sounds like you are using gnome-shell, and the turn-off-wifi button disables Wi-Fi radio (rfkill), thus disabling Wi-Fi entirely.
Sorry, yes I'm using gnome-shell. What I am expecting is when disabling one device ( toggle on/off ), the others stay active. Also, I can trigger this behaviour by switching off the internal PCI wireless device using a hardware switch so not only relating to gnome-shell.
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