Re: networkmanager can not enable wireless scanning

On 09/26/2013 09:38 PM, LovelyLich wrote:
2013/9/27 Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>:
On Thu, 2013-09-26 at 15:09 +0800, LovelyLich wrote:
Thanks Larry for your help.
iwconfig shows a wireless device.
here is my output :

What is the "rfkill list" output if, as root, you run "rfkill unblock


Thanks Dan, the output is :
[root localhost]/home/codedancer# rfkill unblock all
[root localhost]/home/codedancer# rfkill list
0: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN
         Soft blocked: yes
         Hard blocked: no
1: phy0: Wireless LAN
         Soft blocked: no
         Hard blocked: no
[root localhost]/home/codedancer#

sorry i am not familiar with this aspect, so i can only do what you
tell me to do , and can not think more things.

Is your computer built by Acer? I think I remember a case where the module acer-wmi got loaded on a laptop built by a different manufacturer, and it caused exactly this kind of problem.


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