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  1. #1
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    not able to connect the wireless network...

    hello,

    just installed ubuntu 12.04 on my acer aspire 1520 laptop, installed ndiswrapper and wireless card driver. it recognize the card but i'm not able to connect any network:

    Code:
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$ iwconfig
    eth0      no wireless extensions.
    
    eth1      no wireless extensions.
    
    lo        no wireless extensions.
    
    wlan0     IEEE 802.11g  ESSID:off/any  
              Mode:Managed  Channel:0  Access Point: Not-Associated   
              Bit Rate:1 Mb/s   Tx-Power:0 dBm   
              RTS thr:2347 B   Fragment thr:2346 B   
              Power Management max timeout:0us  mode:All packets received
              Link Quality:0  Signal level:0  Noise level:0
              Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
              Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
    
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$

    Code:
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$  iwconfig wlan0 essid Alice-00000001
    Error for wireless request "Set ESSID" (8B1A) :
        SET failed on device wlan0 ; Operation not permitted.

    could anyone hep me,please?

    thanks

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    Re: not able to connect the wireless network...

    Hi, please post the output of..
    Code:
    lspci -nnk | grep -iA3 net
    lsmod
    rfkill list
    thanks.
    Craving anchovy, herring and squid pizza.....with clam sauce

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    Re: not able to connect the wireless network...

    Code:
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$ lspci -nnk | grep -iA3 net
    00:0a.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: InProComm Inc. IPN 2220 802.11g [17fe:2220]
        Subsystem: AMBIT Microsystem Corp. T60N871 802.11g Mini PCI Wireless Adapter [1468:0305]
        Kernel driver in use: ndiswrapper
    00:0b.0 CardBus bridge [0607]: Texas Instruments PCI7420 CardBus Controller [104c:ac8e]
    --
    00:0c.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8169 Gigabit Ethernet [10ec:8169] (rev 10)
        Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Device [1025:006e]
        Kernel driver in use: r8169
        Kernel modules: r8169
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$ lsmod
    Module                  Size  Used by
    cdc_ether              13544  0 
    usbnet                 26253  1 cdc_ether
    vesafb                 13846  1 
    nvidia               8117631  26 
    snd_via82xx            29741  2 
    joydev                 17694  0 
    snd_via82xx_modem      18843  0 
    gameport               19730  1 snd_via82xx
    snd_ac97_codec        134870  2 snd_via82xx,snd_via82xx_modem
    ac97_bus               12767  1 snd_ac97_codec
    snd_pcm                97523  3 snd_via82xx,snd_via82xx_modem,snd_ac97_codec
    acer_wmi               32845  0 
    sparse_keymap          13891  1 acer_wmi
    snd_mpu401_uart        14170  1 snd_via82xx
    snd_seq_midi           13325  0 
    snd_rawmidi            30750  2 snd_mpu401_uart,snd_seq_midi
    snd_seq_midi_event     14900  1 snd_seq_midi
    i2c_viapro             13154  0 
    snd_seq                61931  2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
    rfcomm                 47562  0 
    bnep                   18240  2 
    parport_pc             32867  0 
    pcmcia                 49390  0 
    ppdev                  17114  0 
    bluetooth             211812  10 rfcomm,bnep
    snd_timer              29990  2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
    snd_seq_device         14498  3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
    snd                    83674  13 snd_via82xx,snd_via82xx_modem,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm,snd_mpu401_uart,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
    edac_core              53053  0 
    psmouse               102075  0 
    via_ircc               27333  0 
    snd_page_alloc         18573  3 snd_via82xx,snd_via82xx_modem,snd_pcm
    serio_raw              13216  0 
    soundcore              15092  1 snd
    k8temp                 13065  0 
    edac_mce_amd           23548  0 
    yenta_socket           32181  0 
    pcmcia_rsrc            18431  1 yenta_socket
    pcmcia_core            22615  3 pcmcia,yenta_socket,pcmcia_rsrc
    shpchp                 37278  0 
    wmi                    19257  1 acer_wmi
    irda                  201416  1 via_ircc
    video                  19598  1 acer_wmi
    mac_hid                13254  0 
    crc_ccitt              12708  1 irda
    ndiswrapper           283370  0 
    lp                     17800  0 
    parport                46563  3 parport_pc,ppdev,lp
    pata_via               13702  2 
    firewire_ohci          41034  0 
    r8169                  62766  0 
    firewire_core          64697  1 firewire_ohci
    crc_itu_t              12708  1 firewire_core
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$ rfkill list
    0: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN
        Soft blocked: yes
        Hard blocked: no
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$

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    Re: not able to connect the wireless network...

    Thanks,please Copy and paste the following..
    Code:
    echo "blacklist acer_wmi" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
    sudo rfkill unblock all
    then re-post
    Code:
    rfkill list all
    thanks.
    Craving anchovy, herring and squid pizza.....with clam sauce

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    Re: not able to connect the wireless network...

    Code:
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$ echo "blacklist acer_wmi" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
    [sudo] password for user: 
    blacklist acer_wmi
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$ sudo rfkill unblock all
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$ rfkill list all
    0: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN
        Soft blocked: yes
        Hard blocked: no
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$

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    Re: not able to connect the wireless network...

    Thanks...try again please
    do..
    Code:
    sudo rfkill unblock all
    then boot..
    and post..
    Code:
    rfkill list all
    thanks.
    Craving anchovy, herring and squid pizza.....with clam sauce

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    Re: not able to connect the wireless network...

    Quote Originally Posted by tubunter View Post
    Code:
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$ echo "blacklist acer_wmi" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
    [sudo] password for user: 
    blacklist acer_wmi
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$ sudo rfkill unblock all
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$ rfkill list all
    0: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN
        Soft blocked: yes
        Hard blocked: no
    user@user-Aspire-1520:~$
    Hadaka left out a step; he's busy and goes fast!!
    Code:
    sudo modprobe -r acer-wmi
    sudo rfkill unblock all
    rfkill list all
    We now return you to your regularly scheduled guru.
    "Oh, Ubuntu, you are my favorite Linux-based operating system" --Dr. Sheldon Cooper, Ph.D.

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    Re: not able to connect the wireless network...

    the last command line returns nothing...

  9. #9
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    Re: not able to connect the wireless network...

    Ok! it just runs fine!

    what did you do!?!?...

  10. #10
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    Re: not able to connect the wireless network...

    ok...please post the output of..
    Code:
    lsmod | grep -i "acer_wmi"
    rfkill list all
    sudo modprobe -r ndiswrapper
    sudo modprobe -v ndiswrapper
    dmesg | grep ndis
    thanks.
    Craving anchovy, herring and squid pizza.....with clam sauce

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