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Old 08-03-2012, 07:53 AM   #1
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Question wireless disabled

Hi every one !
i use centos 6 64 bit for long , last week a friend try to boot scientific linux 32 bit in my machine and the wireless got disabled instead and no way to re enable upto now
on command : iwconfig
it returns
lo no wireless extensions
eth0 no wireless extensions
wlan0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSIDff/any
Mode :managed access point : Not-Assopciated Tx-Power=off
Retry long limit:7 RTS thrff Fragment thrff
Encryption key ff
Power Managementn

Can any one help me on this
Old 08-03-2012, 09:30 AM   #2
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That's the issue. Figure how to turn it on. If you can't give details of your laptop, wifi card, distro and WM and someone may be able to help. I boot an undeleted windows install as a workaround when someone switches off the wifi button:-/.


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