iwl3945: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch

Asked by Wil on 2009-02-21

How do I get ubuntu to recognize my wireless router through the wireless modem built into my laptop?

Here is my situation; I once had Linux/windows Vista in dual-boot on my Uncle's Laptop--successfully!

Then my Uncle saw how Linux used so few resources as compared to Vista, he had me strip his hard drive completely clean and go with linux only.

My uncle's laptop consists of two methods of accessing the net. A USB wireless modem from Verizon (Which works perfectly with Ubuntu!) AND, a built-in wirless modem which connects to his Comcast wireless router.

 While the dual boot was in existance the USB Verizon thingy worked fine and still does. HOWEVER, now that I've scoured Vista completely off the laptop the USB/Verizon thingy works fine STILL! ___BUT, Linux no longer recognizes the built-in wireless modem. It is now greyed out, where it was once highlighted in bold print.

NOTE: The built-in wireless modem which links the laptop to the comcast router is a totally SEPERATE deal from the USB/Verizon wireless modem.

How do I change this? How do I, once again, get Linux to recognize this built-in wireless modem?

Question information

Hi,

Please first connect your network card to the wireless router using a LAN cable.

Then please follow this procedure:

Step 1: Open Terminal from "Applications->Accessories->
Terminal"

Step 2: Run the following commands (copy-paste each line below to the Terminal then hit <enter> after each line)

sudo iwlist scanning
nm-tool
iwconfig
ifconfig
sudo lshw -C network
lspci -nn
lsusb
uname -a
dmesg | grep ound
dmesg | grep illswitch

Step 3: Post results (cut/paste terminal output from each command) here

Regards,

Mark

Wil (xxmadrokkxx) said : #2

I won't be at his house until tomorrow to do the above (Wed.) However, here where I am at now with his laptop, I found the command to tell ubuntu to "Find" the wireless modem and identify it for me.

leon@ubuntu:~$ lshw -C network
WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
  *-network DISABLED
       description: Wireless interface
       product: PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:06:00.0
       logical name: wmaster0
       version: 02
       serial: 00:1c:bf:05:76:65
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: cap_list logical ethernet physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=iwl3945 latency=0 module=iwl3945 multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11abg

Does this help? I downloaded the 3949 driver. But, I don't know what to do now. How do I ENABLE the bloody thing?!

Hi,

If you are using Ubuntu 8.10, then you are experiencing this bug:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/332620

In that case, the bugreport suggests installing Ubuntu 8.04 LTS from a LiveCD session to restore wireless functionality.

The PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] works out of the box in Ubuntu 8.04, according to the bugreport.

Regards,

Mark

Wil (xxmadrokkxx) said : #4

Here is my dilemma with your solution. It would be ok, but for one thing, I have win XP installed in virtual box, and it works great! BUT, it took me two installs to get it working right.

I'm worried that microsoft won't let me use my key again. If it weren't for this I would re-install to fix this.

Is there any other way to fix this bug?

Hi,

Please first connect your network card to the wireless router using a LAN cable.

Then please follow this procedure:

Step 1: Open Terminal from "Applications->Accessories->
Terminal"

Step 2: Run the following commands (copy-paste each line below to the Terminal then hit <enter> after each line)

sudo iwlist scanning
nm-tool
iwconfig
ifconfig
sudo lshw -C network
lspci -nn
lsusb
uname -a
dmesg | grep ound
dmesg | grep illswitch
dmesg | grep iwl

Step 3: Post results (cut/paste terminal output from each command) here

Regards,

Mark

Wil (xxmadrokkxx) said : #6

Please first connect your network card to the wireless router using a
LAN cable.

Then please follow this procedure:

Step 1: Open Terminal from "Applications->Accessories->
Terminal"

Step 2: Run the following commands (copy-paste each line below to the
Terminal then hit <enter> after each line)

sudo iwlist scanning

nm-toolleon@ubuntu:~$ sudo iwlist scanning
[sudo] password for leon:
lo Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

wmaster0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

wlan0 Interface doesn't support scanning : Network is down

pan0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

leon@ubuntu:~$

iwconfig

leon@ubuntu:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wmaster0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:""
          Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
          Tx-Power=0 dBm
          Retry min limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr=2352 B
          Power Management:off
          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

pan0 no wireless extensions.

ifconfig

leon@ubuntu:~$ ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1b:24:fb:56:95
          inet addr:192.168.1.102 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::21b:24ff:fefb:5695/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
          RX packets:15 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:33 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:1989 (1.9 KB) TX bytes:5174 (5.1 KB)
          Interrupt:17

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
          RX packets:4 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:4 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:240 (240.0 B) TX bytes:240 (240.0 B)

sudo lshw -C network

leon@ubuntu:~$ sudo lshw -C network
  *-network DISABLED
       description: Wireless interface
       product: PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:06:00.0
       logical name: wmaster0
       version: 02
       serial: 00:1c:bf:05:76:65
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress cap_list logical ethernet physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=iwl3945 latency=0 module=iwl3945 multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11abg
  *-network
       description: Ethernet interface
       product: NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
       vendor: Broadcom Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:08:00.0
       logical name: eth0
       version: 02
       serial: 00:1b:24:fb:56:95
       size: 100MB/s
       capacity: 1GB/s
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm vpd msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
       configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=tg3 driverversion=3.94 duplex=full firmware=5787m-v3.23 ip=192.168.1.102 latency=0 link=yes module=tg3 multicast=yes port=twisted pair speed=100MB/s
  *-network DISABLED
       description: Ethernet interface
       physical id: 2
       logical name: pan0
       serial: a6:7c:94:65:e1:54
       capabilities: ethernet physical
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=bridge driverversion=2.3 firmware=N/A link=yes multicast=yes

lspci -nn

leon@ubuntu:~$ lspci -nn
00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub [8086:2a00] (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a02] (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller [0380]: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:2a03] (rev 03)
00:1a.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 [8086:2834] (rev 03)
00:1a.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 [8086:2835] (rev 03)
00:1a.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 [8086:283a] (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller [8086:284b] (rev 03)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1 [8086:283f] (rev 03)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 4 [8086:2845] (rev 03)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 6 [8086:2849] (rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 [8086:2830] (rev 03)
00:1d.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 [8086:2831] (rev 03)
00:1d.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 [8086:2832] (rev 03)
00:1d.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 [8086:2836] (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge [8086:2448] (rev f3)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation 82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller [8086:2815] (rev 03)
00:1f.1 IDE interface [0101]: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) IDE Controller [8086:2850] (rev 03)
00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA AHCI Controller [8086:2829] (rev 03)
00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller [8086:283e] (rev 03)
06:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection [8086:4222] (rev 02)
08:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express [14e4:1693] (rev 02)
0a:09.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394) [0c00]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller [1180:0832] (rev 05)
0a:09.1 SD Host controller [0805]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter [1180:0822] (rev 22)
0a:09.2 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C843 MMC Host Controller [1180:0843] (rev 12)
0a:09.3 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host Adapter [1180:0592] (rev 12)
0a:09.4 System peripheral [0880]: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller [1180:0852] (rev ff)
leon@ubuntu:~$

lsusb
leon@ubuntu:~$ lsusb
Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 004: ID 046d:c521 Logitech, Inc. MX620 Laser Cordless Mouse
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 064e:a101 Suyin Corp.
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
leon@ubuntu:~$

uname -a

leon@ubuntu:~$ uname -a
Linux ubuntu 2.6.27-11-generic #1 SMP Thu Jan 29 19:24:39 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux

dmesg | grep ound
leon@ubuntu:~$ dmesg | grep ound
[ 0.000000] ACPI: BIOS bug: multiple APIC/MADT found, using 0
[ 0.000000] found SMP MP-table at [c00f7b70] 000f7b70
[ 1.112606] pnp: PnP ACPI: found 11 devices
[ 2.013458] pcieport-driver 0000:00:1c.0: found MSI capability
[ 2.013790] pcieport-driver 0000:00:1c.3: found MSI capability
[ 2.014114] pcieport-driver 0000:00:1c.5: found MSI capability
[ 2.368802] isapnp: No Plug & Play device found
[ 2.412641] BIOS EDD facility v0.16 2004-Jun-25, 0 devices found
[ 2.812463] hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 3.020485] hub 2-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 3.090806] No dock devices found.
[ 3.152779] hub 3-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 3.360568] hub 4-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 3.564833] hub 5-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 3.668568] hub 6-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 3.848450] hub 7-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 14.269277] uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device Acer CrystalEye webcam (064e:a101)
[ 14.446127] ricoh-mmc: Ricoh MMC controller found at 0000:0a:09.2 [1180:0843] (rev 12)
[ 14.705501] sdhci-pci 0000:0a:09.1: SDHCI controller found [1180:0822] (rev 22)
[ 16.034349] iTCO_wdt: Found a ICH8M TCO device (Version=2, TCOBASE=0x1060)
[ 17.511485] lp: driver loaded but no devices found
[ 20.634681] apm: BIOS not found.
[ 23.838924] vboxdrv: Found 2 processor cores.

dmesg | grep illswitch
leon@ubuntu:~$ dmesg | grep illswitch
leon@ubuntu:~$

dmesg | grep iwl
leon@ubuntu:~$ dmesg | grep iwl
[ 14.511154] iwl3945: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG/BG Network Connection driver for Linux, 1.2.26ks
[ 14.511159] iwl3945: Copyright(c) 2003-2008 Intel Corporation
[ 14.512596] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: enabling device (0000 -> 0002)
[ 14.512609] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 19 (level, low) -> IRQ 19
[ 14.512630] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
[ 14.512652] iwl3945: Detected Intel Wireless WiFi Link 3945ABG
[ 14.574182] iwl3945: Tunable channels: 11 802.11bg, 13 802.11a channels
[ 14.585421] phy0: Selected rate control algorithm 'iwl-3945-rs'
[ 14.705432] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: PCI INT A disabled
[ 30.602424] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 19 (level, low) -> IRQ 19
[ 30.602581] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: restoring config space at offset 0x1 (was 0x100002, writing 0x100006)
[ 30.602864] firmware: requesting iwlwifi-3945-1.ucode
[ 30.837055] iwl3945: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch
[ 30.837147] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: PCI INT A disabled
[ 30.851623] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 19 (level, low) -> IRQ 19
[ 30.851781] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: restoring config space at offset 0x1 (was 0x100002, writing 0x100006)
[ 30.852090] iwl3945: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch
[ 30.852160] iwl3945 0000:06:00.0: PCI INT A disabled
leon@ubuntu:~$

Hi,

What is the exact model and make of laptop that is having these wireless issues?

Regards,

Mark

Wil (xxmadrokkxx) said : #8

It is an Acer Aspire 5920

EvilWilVanGraham

Hi,

OK, so it is an Acer Aspire 5920 and the wireless card is disabled by the hardware RF kill switch. Let's try to enable the wireless by configuring the file /etc/modprobe.d/options

Please follow this procedure:

Step 1: Open Terminal from "Applications->Accessories->
Terminal"

Step 2: Run the following command (copy-paste the line below to the
Terminal then hit <enter>)

sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/options

# add the following 2 lines to the end of the options file

options iwl3945 disable=0
options acer-wmi wireless=1

Step 3: Reboot pc and then retest the wireless

Regards,

Mark

Vish (vish) said : #10

^^^ thanx Mark , this solution worked for my Acer Aspire which wouldnt remember the wireless state if i removed the battery... it usually need a SECOND restart if i had removed the battery... this issue was bugging me a lot ... but ur solution works great...

Staiko G. Staikov (palqka) said : #11

Hello there!
I have maybe the same problem.

Staiko G. Staikov (palqka) said : #12

here is my output on Dell Latitude D820:

palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ sudo iwlist scanning
lo Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

wlan0 Interface doesn't support scanning : Network is down

pan0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ nm-tool

NetworkManager Tool

State: connected

- Device: wlan0 ----------------------------------------------------------------
  Type: 802.11 WiFi
  Driver: iwl3945
  State: unavailable
  Default: no
  HW Address: 00:13:02:BC:7D:97

  Capabilities:

  Wireless Properties
    WEP Encryption: yes
    WPA Encryption: yes
    WPA2 Encryption: yes

  Wireless Access Points

- Device: eth0 [LAN] ----------------------------------------------------------
  Type: Wired
  Driver: tg3
  State: connected
  Default: yes
  HW Address: 00:15:C5:A6:DC:9D

  Capabilities:
    Carrier Detect: yes
    Speed: 100 Mb/s

  Wired Properties
    Carrier: on

  IPv4 Settings:
    Address: 192.168.0.103
    Prefix: 24 (255.255.255.0)
    Gateway: 192.168.0.1

    DNS: 212.45.66.2
    DNS: 195.138.136.12

palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:off/any
          Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=off
          Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off

pan0 no wireless extensions.

palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:15:c5:a6:dc:9d
          inet addr:192.168.0.103 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::215:c5ff:fea6:dc9d/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
          RX packets:1196402 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:967326 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:1628783718 (1.6 GB) TX bytes:87564136 (87.5 MB)
          Interrupt:18

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
          RX packets:2676 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:2676 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:79268 (79.2 KB) TX bytes:79268 (79.2 KB)

palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ sudo lshw -C network
  *-network DISABLED
       description: Wireless interface
       product: PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:0c:00.0
       logical name: wlan0
       version: 02
       serial: 00:13:02:bc:7d:97
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=iwl3945 driverversion=2.6.32-25-generic firmware=15.32.2.9 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11abg
       resources: irq:29 memory:ecfff000-ecffffff
  *-network
       description: Ethernet interface
       product: NetXtreme BCM5752 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express
       vendor: Broadcom Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:09:00.0
       logical name: eth0
       version: 02
       serial: 00:15:c5:a6:dc:9d
       size: 100MB/s
       capacity: 1GB/s
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm vpd msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
       configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=tg3 driverversion=3.102 duplex=full firmware=5752-v3.19 ip=192.168.0.103 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=twisted pair speed=100MB/s
       resources: irq:30 memory:ecef0000-ecefffff
palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ lspci -nn
00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub [8086:27a0] (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express PCI Express Root Port [8086:27a1] (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller [8086:27d8] (rev 01)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 1 [8086:27d0] (rev 01)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 2 [8086:27d2] (rev 01)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 3 [8086:27d4] (rev 01)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family PCI Express Port 4 [8086:27d6] (rev 01)
00:1d.0 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH7 Family USB UHCI Controller #1 [8086:27c8] (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #2 [8086:27c9] (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #3 [8086:27ca] (rev 01)
00:1d.3 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB UHCI Controller #4 [8086:27cb] (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB Controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family USB2 EHCI Controller [8086:27cc] (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge [8086:2448] (rev e1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation 82801GBM (ICH7-M) LPC Interface Bridge [8086:27b9] (rev 01)
00:1f.2 IDE interface [0101]: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller [8086:27c4] (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family SMBus Controller [8086:27da] (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation G72M [GeForce Go 7400] [10de:01d8] (rev a1)
09:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5752 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express [14e4:1600] (rev 02)
0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection [8086:4222] (rev 02)
palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ lsusb
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 04b4:aefd Cypress Semiconductor Corp.
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 004: ID 0b97:7762 O2 Micro, Inc. Oz776 SmartCard Reader
Bus 003 Device 003: ID 0483:2016 SGS Thomson Microelectronics Fingerprint Reader
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0b97:7761 O2 Micro, Inc. Oz776 1.1 Hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 008: ID 413c:8103 Dell Computer Corp. Wireless 350 Bluetooth
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 413c:a005 Dell Computer Corp. Internal 2.0 Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ uname -a
Linux palqka-laptop 2.6.32-25-generic #44-Ubuntu SMP Fri Sep 17 20:26:08 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux
palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ dmesg | grep ound
[ 0.267990] ACPI: ACPI Dock Station Driver: 2 docks/bays found
[ 0.351782] pnp: PnP ACPI: found 14 devices
[ 0.593183] ehci_hcd 0000:00:1d.7: using broken periodic workaround
[ 0.631277] hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.631670] hub 2-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.632006] hub 3-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.633179] hub 4-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.633437] hub 5-0:1.0: USB hub found
[ 0.637168] device-mapper: multipath round-robin: version 1.0.0 loaded
[ 0.640557] BIOS EDD facility v0.16 2004-Jun-25, 0 devices found
[ 0.823101] isapnp: No Plug & Play device found
[ 1.081790] hub 1-2:1.0: USB hub found
[ 1.644896] hub 3-1:1.0: USB hub found
[ 25.950137] lp: driver loaded but no devices found
[ 29.092814] input: HDA Intel Mic at Ext Left Jack as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1b.0/sound/card0/input10
[ 29.093017] input: HDA Intel HP Out at Ext Left Jack as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1b.0/sound/card0/input11
[ 35.829329] hda-intel: IRQ timing workaround is activated for card #0. Suggest a bigger bdl_pos_adj.
palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ dmesg | grep illswitch
palqka@palqka-laptop:~$ dmesg | grep iwl
[ 28.265506] iwl3945: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG/BG Network Connection driver for Linux, in-tree:s
[ 28.265510] iwl3945: Copyright(c) 2003-2010 Intel Corporation
[ 28.265631] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
[ 28.265646] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: setting latency timer to 64
[ 28.319825] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: Tunable channels: 13 802.11bg, 23 802.11a channels
[ 28.319829] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: Detected Intel Wireless WiFi Link 3945ABG
[ 28.319981] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: irq 29 for MSI/MSI-X
[ 28.347532] phy0: Selected rate control algorithm 'iwl-3945-rs'
[ 28.623890] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: loaded firmware version 15.32.2.9
[ 28.624085] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch
[ 29.018305] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch
[ 29.742255] iwl3945 0000:0c:00.0: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch
palqka@palqka-laptop:~$

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