Even if rfkill reports “no”, did you check it? If the LED does not switch on automatically: Copyright c Intel Corporation [ I also have a Cisco w, and I can connect maybe 1 out of attempts, and this connection will simply be present and ready when I log in after a cold boot. Switch to vesafb as preferred.

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I now have 2 wireless network managers and wireless works. If requested firmware is not available, no wireless interface will be created. Email me about changes to this bug report. Do you know how to solve this? My System Log shows:. Post as howtto guest Name. If you can connect to any networks, then your firmware has loaded correctly.

Debian Installer may prompt for the required firmware ipw It’s important to note that the problem occurs with the Ubuntu packages, because I have used Debian with their kernel and NM packages and had no problems.


Christoph Langner chrissss wrote on Ubuntu intrepid development branch Release: Detected geography ZZM 11 Give that a try.

WifiDocs/Driver/ipw – Ubuntu Wiki

As the ipw does not include ieee subsystem, we have to compile the module, here comes module-assistant. I posted a similar bug under bug Is this a duplicate?

Chris Higgins chris-higgins wrote on That actually just made it worse. Tim Gardner timg-tpi wrote on Leann Ogasawara leannogasawara on I’m sure there are some people with similar notebooks like the one i’ve got, most of them use Windows, some MacOS X.

Intel PRO/Wireless 2100, 2200 and 2915 devices

The other one, is KNetwork Manager. Then let’s skip that for intrepid-updates.

You should then be able to test via a Ubunth. Bug attachments dmesg edit Add attachment. I tried so far: Switch to vesafb as preferred. For laptops, that is. So far, the kernel versions I have tried this with have been: Comment on this change optional.


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Same place, same WLAN, same computer, same time: I’m really not sure which package is at fault; I’ve tried various permutations of ap-scan, hwcrypto, etc. I was able to circumvent this issue by removing network-manager and installing wicd. Even if rfkill reports “no”, did you check it?

Nault prof-morbius wrote on But trying to connect doesn’t work.