Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 245518
HP DV1000: Unable to Turn On Wireless Switch
Last modified: 2016-10-25 11:40:53 EDT
Description of problem:
Unable to get wireless to work with HP DV1000 laptop. The machine has a
wireless on/off switch which lights when wireless is on: the light can never
be made to come on and dmesg sometimes reports "Radio Frequency Kill Switch On."
Note that the switch works fine (as does the ipw2200) when booting into Windows
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Kernel version: 2.6.21-1.3228.fc7
Try to tun on wireless switch under F7.
Steps to Reproduce:
3. try to turn on wireless by depressing the hardware swicth
Actual results: no wireless light or activity
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 245516 ***