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Old 04-24-2012, 09:57 AM   #1
paruhang
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ifconfig wlan0 up error


hi everybody,
i have problem while enabling wlan0, every time i try to enable my wlan0, such error occurs:


# ifconfig wlan0 up
SIOCSIFFLAGS: Operation not possible due to RF-kill


any kinds of suggestions are welcome. thank you in advance
 
Old 04-24-2012, 11:11 AM   #2
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See this link, it explains RF-kill, and how to 'unblock' the adapter.

-->http://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Re...de/RFKill.html

There is an RK-kill package you may have to install, unless it is already installed.

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