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Thread: Software Switch

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    London, UK
    Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

    Software Switch

    Hi everyone,

    Just got fwcutter working for the wifi on my laptop, the driver shows up in restricted drives as in use and I have the device listed when doing ifconfig.

    Last time I used Ubuntu on this laptop there was something I had to type to get power to the wireless (there is no hardware switch, it's software and doesnt work on ubuntu) I cant remember what it was!

    Does anyone know what I need to type to actually switch the card on?

    Many thanks in advance

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006

    Re: Software Switch

    I'm not sure, but you could try:
    for i in `find /sys -name "rf_kill" ; do echo 0 > $i ; done
    Maybe iwpriv, or iwconfig has something too
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