Bug 979494 - hp-wmi module hard-blocks wifi interface on HP Pavilion dv6
hp-wmi module hard-blocks wifi interface on HP Pavilion dv6
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity high
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Reported: 2013-06-28 12:43 EDT by Ole Aamot
Modified: 2013-07-01 15:02 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-07-01 15:02:53 EDT
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Description Ole Aamot 2013-06-28 12:43:22 EDT
Description of problem:

The hp-wmi module in kernel-3.9.6-301.fc19 hard-blocks the
Wifi interface on the Hewlett Packard Pavilion dv6 laptop.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

kernel-3.9.6-301.fc19
kernel-modules-extra-3.9.6-301.fc19

How reproducible:

Install kernel-3.9.6-301.fc19 on the HP Pavilion dv6 laptop using yum

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum update && yum upgrade
2. reboot
3. ping www.redhat.com

Actual results:

Wifi interface is hard-blocked and no network connection is available

Expected results:

Network connection

Additional info:

Temporary fix is to unload the hp-wmi module

rmmod -f hp-wmi
Comment 1 Ole Aamot 2013-07-01 15:02:53 EDT
(Press F12 to enable wireless network.)

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