Fix for HP Laptops

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Tue Mar 31 17:51:11 UTC 2009

Arthur Johnson wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 10:26 AM, Karl Larsen <klarsen1 at> wrote:
>>    The problem with my HP CQ50 laptop is simple. When Vista (which has
>> a driver) turns off it also turns off the atheros AR5007 WiFi hardware.
>> This means my Linux without a driver can't turn on the hardware.
> Are you sure there is no BIOS setting for turning the wifi on at boot
> time?  My daughter's Asus Eee 900A had this problem when she put
> Ubuntu on it.  I found a switch in the BIOS for turning it on when the
> machine starts.
    I will look again in BIOS but it didn't seem to have WiFi in the 
BIOS anywhere.



	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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