Unstable wifi connection on lenovo yoga 2 13 intel n7260 iwlwifi

Bug #1400022 reported by Karnik on 2014-12-07
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-firmware (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

linux-firmware:
  Installed: 1.127.10
  Candidate: 1.127.10
  Version table:
 *** 1.127.10 0
        500 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates/main amd64 Packages
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-security/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1.127 0
        500 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/main amd64 Packages
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 *-network
       description: Wireless interface
       product: Wireless 7260
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
       logical name: wlan0
       version: 6b
       serial: 28:b2:bd:ca:f7:d8
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=iwlwifi driverversion=3.13.0-40-generic firmware=22.24.8.0 ip=192.168.1.4 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bgn
       resources: irq:61 memory:b0400000-b0401fff

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I have win 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04 installed on my lenovo ideapad yoga 2 13.

I'm getting a solid wifi connection on win 8.1 but not so much on ubuntu. The connection on ubuntu works for the first few minutes before dropping dead. I get the connection back only after rebooting or by placing the system close to the router.

Karnik (karnikram) on 2014-12-07
summary: - Unstable wifi connection on lenovo yoga 2 13 intel n720 iwlwifi
+ Unstable wifi connection on lenovo yoga 2 13 intel n7260 iwlwifi
description: updated
Karnik (karnikram) on 2014-12-07
description: updated
Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in linux-firmware (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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