kill switch on with intel wifi 4965

(=?utf-8?q?=60=60-=5F-=C2=B4=C2=B4?=) -- Fernando ubuntu at
Fri May 16 12:44:37 UTC 2008

Olá Sebastian e a todos.

On Friday 16 May 2008 12:54:42 Sebastian Breier wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 15.05.2008, 21:14 +0100 schrieb (``-_-´´) --
> Fernando:
> > I'm sorry to bring "noise" about Hardy, on a list now meant to Intrepid, but unable to find how to fix this in any other way, so if any dev could lend me an hand it would be great. I know this is not Ubuntu fault, but manufactors, but still, I know we can fix this.
> > 
> > I've bough a new laptop (an ASmobile S37S, asus barebone) that has an Intel 4965 ABGN.
> > I've search ubuntu foruns, lp, and googled all I could, but am unable to make the kill switch off, in order to turn the wifi on.
> > The card is well identified by the kernel, but there is no way to make it seen to NetworkManager, or even turning on the led.
> Have you tried installing linux-backports-modules-hardy-generic? This
> fixes some issues with wireless LAN, laptop LEDs for example.

$ dpkg --get-selections linux-*
linux-backports-modules-2.6.24-17-generic	install
linux-backports-modules-hardy			install
linux-backports-modules-hardy-generic		install
linux-generic					install
linux-headers-2.6.24-16				install
linux-headers-2.6.24-16-generic			install
linux-headers-2.6.24-17				install
linux-headers-2.6.24-17-generic			install
linux-headers-generic				install
linux-headers-lum-2.6.24-16-generic		install
linux-headers-lum-2.6.24-17-generic		install
linux-image					install
linux-image-2.6.24-16-generic			install
linux-image-2.6.24-17-generic			install
linux-image-generic				install
linux-libc-dev					install
linux-restricted-modules			install
linux-restricted-modules-2.6.24-16-generic	install
linux-restricted-modules-2.6.24-17-generic	install
linux-restricted-modules-common			install
linux-restricted-modules-generic		install
linux-sound-base				install
linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-16-generic		install
linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-17-generic		install
linux-wlan-ng					install
linux-wlan-ng-firmware				install
linux-wlan-ng-source				install

It seems I have them all.

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