Half the time it couldn’t even see any networks at all and, even when it can, it refuses to connect to anything – even unsecured networks – so I’ve gone back to using Network Manager. I’ve also tried wicd instead of NetworkManager. Hello and thanks Seth, I can’t uoad the rfkill as my laptop overheated and am currently writing this on my blackberry. Im trying to update to ubuntu I still wouldn’t rule out the router as the culprit either.

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Restarted the machine twice, every time af5001 login WIFI was connecting to the router. From the terminal entered the command rfkill list the output was Soft blocked: Marvell Technology Group Ltd.

I’ve managed to get a little further than before.

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That one only happens occasionally and I haven’t found a way to reproduce it consistently. I also tried the work around and after following your instructions my wireless card was picking up networks but wouldn’t a5r001 to them. Comment 2 John W. Booting and rebooting takes quite some time.


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Browse Requests Reports Product Dashboard. The only problem is it would only connect straight after boot-up – if I waited several seconds before switching the wifi on then the connection would fail as before, which suggests that something may be running that is blocking it.

Did you disable NetworkManager from running on start? Attachments Terms of Use Add an attachment proposed patch, testcase, etc. And haven’t been able to get it to search for networks again. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

Speaking to the OP, this does not work, as explained above.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I’m just about stumped All times lnux GMT Then I did today’s system updates via Synapticwhich seemed to include a new kernel? Unanswered topics Active topics New posts. Find More Posts by SkippyJack. Yes, even I am dishonest. AR Wireless Network Adapter rev I have sent this bug upstream directly to the kernel developers, considering the regression nature of this bug report, and that there is a lot of information here, and many things tried and tested.


Llnux where I started not able to make a connection.

Visit the following links: I’m not sure if this is really a bug or an error which occured during upgrading from F11 to Today, however, it lunux again refusing to connect to any secured network at any time.

If I only use Fedora it seems to be alright and the hard block doesn’t switch on. Quick google search; http: Thanks Comment 1 drstingl How is your Wicd configured?