Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 815647
Dell Latitude E6410 internet connection fragile over wifi
Last modified: 2013-02-13 08:55:11 EST
Description of problem:
Dell Latitude E6410 wifi connection very fragile. It needs to be manually reconnected every few minutes in order to maintain contact with the internet, even with 99% signal strength. Wifi component does not believe it has lost contact, but all software (e.g. Seamonkey) that requires internet cannot find it until manual reconnect is performed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Kernel 3.3.1-5 and all recent kernels
No special trick, just boot into Fedora and you will see the behavior.
Steps to Reproduce:
Internet connection is not properly maintained over wifi, even with 99% signal strength. Requires manual reconnect every few minutes, although network monitor does not report a loss of wifi connectivity.
Should stay online if wifi is connected.
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