Intel 3945 ABG Wireless Card not Enable in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64 Bits

Jordon Bedwell jordon at
Fri Jul 23 16:24:27 UTC 2010

On 7/23/10 11:05 AM, Diogo Branco wrote:
> Hi, i have a laptop 'LG S1 Pro' with a Wireless Card 'Intel Pro
> Wireless 3945 ABG', the wireless card is properly install and i have
> execute the fowlling command 'lshw -C network' and the network card
> appears to be install but disable, then i do 'sudo rfkill list' to
> list all block devices and appear that the wireless card have software
> locked equal to no and hardware locked equal to yes, with his
> information i have execute 'rfkill unblock 0' but with no luck because
> hardware locked appears with yes again, dont know what to do next? I
> have checked the bios for wireless on and off no luck, in the laptop,
> the keys FN+F6 is the combination that enables the Wireless device but
> on ubuntu this combination doest work.
> Any ideias??
> Regards, Diogo.

sudo rmmod -f iwl3945
sudo modprobe iwl3945 disable_hw_scan=1

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