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Questions tagged [iwlwifi]

The Linux kernel driver for Intel's current wireless chips.

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WiFi adapter not detected after low battery suspension — Fedora 29

I have a Galago Pro running Fedora 29. The computer went into suspension because of low battery. Now, Fedora does not detect the wireless adapter -- meaning the gui manager returns "No WiFi adapter ...
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can't load iwlwifi nonfree firmware after kernel update

My hardware requires the iwlwifi nonfree firmware for working wifi. With the latest kernel version however it stopped being able to load it. The last working version is 4.9.0-7 while 4.9.0-8 does not ...
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NUC with Centos 7 crashing: Microcode SW Error Detected

I am trying to figure out why the WiFi on my Intel NUC with CentOS 7 continues to die. As info, I have 5 node Hadoop cluster and they are all configured the same (as far as I can tell), however, the ...
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No Wifi adapter found? [closed]

I'm using ubuntu 18.4. My system froze and did a reboot, since then my wifi is not working. I tried the solution suggested in this question but to no avail. I have dual boot with windows and it's not ...
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Fedora 29 (kernel 4.19) occational Wifi problems - cannot establish new connections

Recently I'm having strange Wifi problems (Fedora 29, updated regularly, kernel 4.19.10-300, Dec 17, Dell Latitude E5470 laptop with Intel wifi). I cannot establish new connections to my Wifi router ...
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Boot fails after installing nvidia graphics drivers

Unfortunately I keep running into this issue when trying to install Debian. It occurs after I install the nvidia graphics drivers as per this guide https://wiki.debian.org/NvidiaGraphicsDrivers. I am ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 3168 slow on linux kernel versions below 4.16

I have an Acer laptop which has the wireless card mentioned in the heading. I found out that while it is slow on the default kernel in Linux Mint 18, the WiFi speeds became normal when I installed the ...
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How to enable Intel Modul 3168NGW in a Gigabyte BXACE-3160 with debian 8.7

My problem is similar to question: How to enable the Wi-Fi network adapter “Intel AC 3168 ” in Ubuntu? but the solution doesn't work with my configuration ... I tried many things (e.g. Debian upgrade,...
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Can't control txpower on kali linux

I am having trouble with changing txpower of my wifi card with any command. Card itself works fine (it can connect to networks and I can make hotspot without any problems and system by itself can ...
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Connect to wifi from command line on linux systems through the iwd (wireless daemon for linux)

The iwd is the up-and-coming wireless daemon for linux released by Intel and the wpasupplicant successor. The development of iwd is still in progress, but it is packaged under some linux distribution ...
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iwlwifi 5Ghz internet randomly lags for seconds

We recently upgrade our internet provider which now comes with 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz wifi. I can connect properly on 2.4Ghz while on 5Ghz I am experiencing random "lags" in the connection. More specifically,...
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Is there a reason not to uninstall wireless packages if no wireless is present?

Most of my systems are based on CentOS 7 minimal. This includes by default a number of wireless-related packages: $ yum list installed | grep iw iw.x86_64 4.3-1.el7 ...
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Where can I find the microcode (ucode) that is being loaded by iwlwifi (Intel 6205)?

Trying to trouble-shoot this error which pertains to microcode, my card from lspci shows, Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] (rev 34) system.log shows, ...
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iwlwifi: Could not load the [0] uCode section; Failed to run INIT ucode: -5

I'm getting this error occasionally when my device wakes up from suspend, iwlwifi: Log capacity -1515870811 is bogus, limit to 1 entries iwlwifi: Log write index -1515870811 is bogus, limit to 1 ...
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How do I install wlwifi firmware on Kali Linux [duplicate]

I am missing a few firmwares, one I assume is to access the internet as I have no access without it and the other I'm not quite sure what it is for. The first two firmwares I am missing are iwlwifi-...
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Iwlwifi (dvm), debugfs and fixing rate

In the source code of the iwlwifi dvm linux driver, there is a function named « rs_program_fix_rate » ( https://github.com/torvalds/linux/blob/master/drivers/net/wireless/intel/iwlwifi/dvm/rs.c#L334 ) ...
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My wifi is hard blocked in Ubuntu, how to bring it up despite rfkill

My wifi is not working in Ubuntu 16.04, it is hard blocked, but there is no any physical switch that i can turn it on. This question was asked and answered more than 50 times all over the Internet ...
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How do I install NetworkManager-wifi on Debian?

I've been fighting my laptop for a few hours now trying to get the wifi to work. I have the drivers installed and iwlist scan manages to find the access points in the area, however NetworkManager isn'...
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Debian wifi hard blocked, working only after suspend

My system is the latest Debian stretch (9.4) on a ThinkPad L380 which has a Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 card. The special key for enabling/disabling wifi works but does not change the hard ...
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Installing Iwlwifi Firmware on Kali linux [duplicate]

I am trying to install Iwlwifi firmware for Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 I am using following commands: apt-get install firmware-iwlwifi apt-get udpate modprobe -r iwlwifi modprobe iwlwifi ...
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Wifi not working with Arch Linux

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X220. I recently changed my hard disk drive to an SSD and installed Arch Linux on it. What happens is that, when I try to connect to a Wifi Network via wifi-menu, it doesn't ...
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kernel: wlp2s0: failed to remove key (1, ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff) from hardware (-22)

In my journal I see the following a few times a day: kernel: wlp2s0: failed to remove key (1, ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff) from hardware (-22) lspci reports: 02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation ...
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How to get the wifi card intel 7260M work on Jetson TK1?

I reflash the jetson tk1 to 21.6.Below shows that I succeeded: head -n 1 /etc/nv_tegra_release # R21 (release), REVISION: 6.0, GCID: 9887687, BOARD: ardbeg, EABI: hard, DATE: Sat Oct 14 01:25:24 UTC ...
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How to use proprietary wireless drivers during Debian USB install?

I downloaded the Debian amd64 netinstall ISO and put it onto a USB stick. The installer runs fine, but my laptop requires proprietary wireless drivers (iwlwifi) to get internet during the install. ...
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iwlwifi light blinking on Debian 8

I'm trying to set the blink mode for iwlwifi on Debian 8. I have created iwlwifi.conf in /etc/modprobe.d and added options iwlwifi led_mode=1, but this is not affecting the activity light. The ...
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iw wlan0 set channel 36 will hang

I'm tying to sniff packets with an Intel AC7260 card with Debian Jessie. It works, but I cannot change channels. When I enter: iw wlan0 set channel XXX the device will hang and I need to reboot it....
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iwlwifi error while installing kali linux [duplicate]

I got this error and I couldn't find the mentionned files in the debian website . I tried to download the ISo again but the same problem remained . Where can I find those files and should I put them ...
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iwconfig operation not permitted?

I'm running the following command: sudo iwconfig wlan1 essid "wifi network" I keep getting back: SET failed on device wlan1 ; Operation not permitted. On other computers there is no problem. I'm ...
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Remove SSIDs without name in iwlist wlan scan

In Raspbian when I'm running command iwlist wlan0 scan | grep ESSID i'm getting results without SSID on it like below ESSID:"OpenWrt" ESSID:"dlink" ESSID:"...
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iwlwifi kernel error on kali linux

I install Linux with a bootable pendrive on a hard drive on my laptop. On the laptop I have also win10. During the installation pops up a notification that three files were not found on the removable ...
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Wlan doesn't reenable itself after hibernate. Drive seems to be loaded

I have a weird problem with the wlan on my laptop. When i put the laptop into hibernate and later start it again, the wlan is disabled. However the driver is loaded. It seems that only a setting is ...
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Debian 8 (Jessie): Unable to connect to WIFI after update

I recently updated my Debian 8 OS. Ever since, I've been unable to connect to wifi. LAN works just OK. See below a sample of my command output: frank@debian8:~$ sudo iwlist wlan0 scan wlan0 ...
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WiFi scans show SSID of a powered off network for several scans afterwards

I first came across this when I was trying to make a python program that used programs to scan for wireless networks. I've used the following tools: iwlist, iw, wpa_cli, nmcli, and iwconfig I run ...
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Loading wifi drivers on a Lenovo laptop debian 8

I downloaded the firmware and copied it to /lib/firmware and still I keep getting errors. Contents of /lib/firmware : -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 337520 Jun 16 2014 iwlwifi-1000-5.ucode -rw-r--r-- 1 ...
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RTL8723BE: Wifi always disocnecting and can't connect again and must be restarted to connect

i'm frustating with my new laptop, Wifi works well and can detect wifi signal around it. The problem is when i connected to my wifi just 1-2 minutes the wifi will be disconnecting and when i try to ...
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Intel® Wireless 7265 device hangs when under load

i own a Dell XPS 13 9343 with a Intel 7265 Card. When i stress too much the card downloading some stuff the card stops working and i need to turn off/turn on the software switch manually. I'm ...
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Wifi on Debian on Dell E7270

Network manager doesn't see wifi card. Card keep being disabled after restart. Something overwrites /etc/resolv.conf.
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Wifi Intel 7265 error & disconnecting — iwlwifi fail to flush all tx fifo queues — Debian 8 Jessie

I have serious WiFi stability issues on Debian 8 [1] with Intel 7265 WiFi chipset [2]. I randomly loose the internet connection, albeit seemingly retaining the WiFi connection intact. Ad hoc I could ...
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No wifi - Fedora 25 on Dell Latitude E5500

No wifi - Fedora 25 - I googled around, tried few things and stumbled upon this: I followed this answer already , as well as some other suggestions mentioned in that post. sudo dnf install -y https:/...
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WiFi doesn't work on Debian

I have Debian Jessie installed on my laptop. I can't get my WiFi to work. In Wicd Network Manager it says there are no available wireless networks. Running lspci gives me: Network controller: Intel ...
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No Wlan or Bluetooth Debian 8.7.1 with Intel 8260 card

I can't get my WLAN working on a fresh Debian 8.7.1 64bit installation. Maybe you can help me find the issue. The card I am using is an Intel 8260 WLAN/Bluetooth card: # lspci | grep Wire 04:00.0 ...
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Understanding intel wifi error codes

Today I was unable to connect to my home access point eventhough the key is correct. I searched the log files and found the following entries: NetworkManager[1272]: <info> [1486388354.0812] ...
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WiFi sometimes does not work after wake up from suspend

We upgraded several computers from Linux Mint 17.3 to version 18 and later recently to 18.1. I say this, as the particular computer did not have this kind of problem before this release upgrade. That ...
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Intel Wireless 8260 slow

I've a PC with an Intel Wireless 8260 running Debian Unstable. networking.service slows the startup (with systemd) down with 1 minute and ~5 seconds. I'm running version 4.8.15-2 of the Linux kernel ...
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How can I confirm a hardware issue with a network card?

My desktop has lost wireless connectivity and I strongly suspect a hardware issue, but I would like to know how I can confirm that that is the problem before I buy a replacement. My reasons for ...
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My router sees wrong MAC address when I use DHCP

I have Fedora 25 Workstation installed on my new laptop Acer Travelmate P259. I have a Wifi AP connected to my router, which is connected to internet. My laptop could connect to AP, but no internet ...
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Very bad wireless performance

I'm struggling with very poor wireless performance on a Fedora 25 setup running kernel 4.8.15-300.fc25.x86_64. When downloading anything via wget, I get like 5Kb/s, and downloads usually stop. If I ...
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How to configure an interface in /etc/network/interfaces to start in monitoring mode?

I want an interface to run only in monitoring mode and configure it through /etc/network/interfaces How do I configure my interface through /etc/network/interfaces to start in monitoring mode? To ...
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How to add an IE field for my wifi hotspot?

Is it possible to attach a IE field to my wifi hotspot so that it appear in the iwlist output of other machine scanning it? Example: I choose 1234567891011121314151617181920 to be the additional ...
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Intel 8260 wireless controller blocks suspend-to-RAM for 10 seconds

I'm trying to use an Intel 8260 wireless controller with Linux kernel 4.6.3 However, it blocks suspend-to-RAM for ~10 seconds while disconnecting from the wifi: [ 78.594542] wlp4s0: ...