On 02/01/2013 06:19 AM, Mike Fleetwood wrote:
On my netbook I booted a test kernel 3.8.0-rc4+ I compiled. Now after
booting back into my regular Fedora kernel 3.6.11-5.fc17.i686.PAE my
wifi network device remains permanently disappeared. No wifi networks
displayed in Network Manager gui. Also the Network Manager syslog
messages make it look like the device has completely disappeared.
Suggestions for restoring wifi welcome.
Fragment of Network Manager syslog messages when working before
Jan 18 23:01:53 edge NetworkManager: <info> WiFi enabled by radio
killswitch; enabled by state file
Fragment of Network Manager syslog messages when broken after
Jan 28 18:43:26 edge NetworkManager: <info> WiFi disabled by
radio killswitch; enabled by state file
yum install rfkill
Then provide the output of "rfkill list"
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