[ltp] Re: X30 wifi not seeing any network

Jason Brooks linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sun, 17 Oct 2010 16:02:10 -0700

what does dmesg log say?

Is there a software switch (ie:fn f2) for airplane mode.


On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 8:43 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp@cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:
>> I recently had to use the wifi card on my X30, which I hadn't used in
>> a long time. =C2=A0It's a prims2 card, which used to work just fine with
>> hostap_pci. =C2=A0But with my current Debian testing on it, the hostap_p=
>> driver seems to be having some problems: all looks fine, the dmesg
>> output seems to say that everything's great, but "iwlist scan" says
>> there aren't any networks.
>> Does it ring a bell for anyone?
> I've known a couple of T30 laptops where the wireless just
> stopped working after a while. =C2=A0I didn't track it down, but both
> of them had had in-warranty motherboard replacements and it makes
> me wonder whether the tech who replaced the motherboards forgot
> to do something important like attach an antenna wire.
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