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Re: [trinity-users] restoring my thinkpad X200 to life

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2018 19:46:48 +0200
On Saturday 23 of June 2018 18:21:19 dep wrote:
> what a week. on thursday my corsair hx750 power supply up and died
> stone dead. i do not suppose i can blame it -- the power system here is
> awful, with frequent blackouts, generally preceded by a half dozen
> off-on cycles in quick succession. i have a biggish UPS between the
> mains power and the computer, but still . . .
>
> so until the replacement arrives -- remember when there was a computer
> store on every block? -- i am on my previously reliable thinkpad X200,
> which got a little flaky when i upgraded it to debian stretch a few
> weeks ago. i now have most everything working, the exception being
> wireless. the nice little switch on the side of the machine is turned
> on, but no light on the wifi led and wicd reports no wifi signals,
> though there is certainly a wifi signal,from a router about 3 feet away
> that every other gadget in the house recognizes just fine.
>
> lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net reports:
>
> 00:19.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation 82567LM Gigabit
> Network Connection [8086:10f5] (rev 03) Subsystem: Lenovo 82567LM
> Gigabit Network Connection [17aa:20ee] Kernel driver in use: e1000e
>         Kernel modules: e1000e
> --
> 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 5350
> AGN [Echo Peak] Network Connection [8086:423b] Subsystem: Intel
> Corporation PRO/Wireless 5350 AGN [Echo Peak] Network Connection
> [8086:1011] Kernel modules: iwlwifi
> 04:00.0 Memory controller [0580]: Intel Corporation Turbo Memory
> Controller [8086:444e] (rev 11)
>
> i suspect that i'm missing something really obvious. for lo, these many
> years, the thing just worked. now it doesn't. wired network works just
> fine.
>
> ​dep
>
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Do you have installed package firmware-iwlwifi?
See https://wiki.debian.org/iwlwifi

Cheers
-- 
Slávek