[ltp] Lost WiFi on upgrading T61 to Fedora-21

Athanasios Velios linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:38:50 +0000

With the first round of updates for 21 a new kernel version landed and 
wireless is back on the X220. The 3G modem still does not seem to work, 

On 14/12/14 21:04, George Avrunin wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:16:35 +0000, Athanasios Velios wrote:
>> Same problem here on  X220 (centrino N6205). lspci reports the adapter
>> correctly.
>> On 13 December 2014 12:07:23 GMT+00:00, Timothy Murphy
>> <gayleard@eircom.net> wrote:
>>> I upgraded my Thinkpad T61 to Fedora-21 with fedup
>>> (the Fedora upgrade problem)
>>> and WiFi no longer works.
>>> I'm wondering if anyone else has encountered this problem?
>>> I'm not sure if this is due to a new kernel -
>>> I didn't notice what the old kernel was,
>>> but I don't think there was a big change - it's now 3.17.4 .
>>> The WiFi card is Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965 .
>>> I'd be very interested to know if anyone with a T61
>>> has met this problem?
> I haven't tried wireless yet, or even wired on a Thinkpad, but a few
> minutes ago I finished upgrading (via fedup) to Fedora 21 on my home
> desktop, and dhcp (as a client) isn't working. I'm able to get the network
> working fine using a static connection configured in NetworkManager, but I
> haven't been able to get an address via dhcp.  I haven't had time to do
> more than the quickest google search for Fedora 21 dhcp problems, but I
> haven't found anything.
> So I'm just suggesting you might check the logs for the dhcp negotiation
> and see if that's happening.
>    George