no automatic connection for wireless
antonio.montagnani at alice.it
Sat Apr 28 16:27:56 UTC 2012
Il 28/04/2012 13:57, cornel panceac ha scritto:
> 2012/4/28 Antonio Olivares <olivares14031 at yahoo.com
> <mailto:olivares14031 at yahoo.com>>
> Dear folks,
> I have an acer aspire one netbook with atheros wireless:
> 01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x /
> AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
> After kernel 3.3.1(3.3.1-5.fc17.i686), the wireless does not connect
> automatically anymore :(,
> I have to push the switch on the side back and forth and after two
> or three moves it then starts.
> It used to work without this hack before in previous releases since
> a good while, and now it does not.
> [root at acer-aspire-1 ~]# uname -a
> Linux acer-aspire-1 3.3.2-8.fc17.i686 #1 SMP Sat Apr 21 12:41:50 UTC
> 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> What do I need to do?
> It was working before, but now it does not have. I have to push the
> switch from side to side to get the wireless up, but before I did
> not. Is there a way I can get the default behavior back up?
> In FreeBSD and windows, the wireless comes up without problems, but
> only in Fedora. I am triple booting this netbook.
> Best Regards,
> check this: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=815091
same here on Acer 5670, and a different adapter:
Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan]
Network Connection (rev 02)
Fedora 17 Beta
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