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Old 05-16-2011, 01:46 AM   #1
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Question Wireless Issues: Dell Inspiron 640m. Ubuntu 11.04

Every time I reboot, the wireless works fine. (Note that my wireless hardware switch is turned ON when I do this.)

Now, if at any point I turn off the wireless switch and turn it back on, it doesn’t work.

Strangely, this is a problem only with wifi. Bluetooth functionality works just fine under a similar exercise. So if I switch off the wireless, the only way to turn it back on is to reboot.


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After you turn it back on, what does the command "rfkill list" show?


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