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Old 10-31-2016, 05:22 AM   #1
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rfkill is killing me


Hi-

Code:
sudo dhclient wlan0
Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client 4.2.4
Copyright 2004-2012 Internet Systems Consortium.
All rights reserved.
For info, please visit https://www.isc.org/software/dhcp/

RTNETLINK answers: Operation not possible due to RF-kill
I tried to get rid of rfkill. I still get a message interfering! Any ideas? I was able to restart wired network with dhclient p5p1.

thanks,
jim
 
Old 10-31-2016, 06:00 AM   #2
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HI -

I tried these commands but I still get operation not permitted:

wpa_supplicant -Dwext -iwlan0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
Successfully initialized wpa_supplicant
rfkill: WLAN hard blocked
rfkill: WLAN hard blocked

I still don't understand how rfkill is printing out when I uninstalled it.

I will check back later on today. I have to get 2 hours sleep.

thx.
 
Old 10-31-2016, 01:44 PM   #3
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hi-

I solved this problem. Everything I read said it was hardware blocking and I needed to flip a switch. I looked but couldn't see one because of the lighting and my poor eye sight. I found a sony diagram and once I saw the numbers I got out an LED flashlight and found the tiny switch.

I should have went the manual route sooner. If anyone runs into this in the future I found a manual here http://docs.esupport.sony.com/pc/VPC...s on the front

Anyway....

Cancelada. Problem solved!

thx.
 
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command for this is

rfkill unblock all
 
  


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