Bug 495028 - WIFI still on state off
WIFI still on state off
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: iwl3945-firmware (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Matthias Saou
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Reported: 2009-04-09 04:10 EDT by Jaroslav Zeman
Modified: 2009-04-12 13:00 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-04-12 13:00:31 EDT
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Description Jaroslav Zeman 2009-04-09 04:10:26 EDT
WIFI still on state off

after: ifconfig wlan0 up
get: 
SIOCSIFFLAGS: Takové zařízení neexistuje (hardware not exists)

after: iwconfig
get:
wlan0     IEEE 802.11abg  ESSID:""
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.412 GHz  Access Point: Not-Associated
          Tx-Power=0 dBm
          Retry min limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr=2352 B
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0

after: cat /var/log/messages
get:
Apr  9 09:53:36 jarda kernel: iwl3945 0000:10:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
Apr  9 09:53:36 jarda kernel: iwl3945: Radio disabled by SW RF kill (module parameter)

after remove and add module iwl3945 to kernel and cat log message get:
Apr  9 10:01:39 jarda kernel: iwl3945: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG/BG Network Connection driver for Linux, 1.2.26kds
Apr  9 10:01:39 jarda kernel: iwl3945: Copyright(c) 2003-2008 Intel Corporation
Apr  9 10:01:39 jarda kernel: iwl3945 0000:10:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
Apr  9 10:01:39 jarda kernel: iwl3945: Detected Intel Wireless WiFi Link 3945ABG
Apr  9 10:01:39 jarda kernel: iwl3945: Tunable channels: 13 802.11bg, 23 802.11a channels
Apr  9 10:01:39 jarda NetworkManager: <info>  (wlan0): driver supports SSID scans (scan_capa 0x01).
Apr  9 10:01:39 jarda NetworkManager: <info>  (wlan0): new 802.11 WiFi device (driver: 'iwl3945')
Apr  9 10:01:39 jarda NetworkManager: <info>  (wlan0): exported as /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/net_00_1b_77_96_e2_00_0

And I am not finds how setting wlan0 to up

Kernel: 2.6.27.21 – 170.2.56.fc10.i686
Computer: HP Compagq 6510q
Comment 1 Matthias Saou 2009-04-12 13:00:31 EDT
This is not a firmware package problem. Please re-file against the kernel if you still have the issue.

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