[168c:0042] (rev 30) wifi not working in acer E 15

Bug #1578256 reported by Himanshu39 on 2016-05-04
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

wifi in not working on my acer Aspire E 15 need help.

rfkill list all
0: hci0: Bluetooth
 Soft blocked: no
 Hard blocked: no
1: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN
 Soft blocked: no
 Hard blocked: no
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller (rev 0b)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0b)
00:03.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller (rev 0b)
00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC (rev 04)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller (rev 04)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev e4)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev e4)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 4 (rev e4)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1 (rev 04)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode] (rev 04)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller (rev 04)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 15)
03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros Device 0042 (rev 30)

using ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 3.13.0-86.130-generic 3.13.11-ckt39
wifi connections are not showing under connection area.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: linux-image-3.13.0-86-generic 3.13.0-86.130
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-86.130-generic 3.13.11-ckt39
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-86-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
 /dev/snd/controlC1: railyatri 2081 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC0: railyatri 2081 F.... pulseaudio
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Wed May 4 20:14:31 2016
HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=15d78b99-e6fc-4078-ac51-a2b37365b776
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-05-02 (1 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
 eth0 no wireless extensions.

 lo no wireless extensions.
MachineType: Acer Aspire E5-573
ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-86-generic root=UUID=8f0d504d-6746-42b4-a216-f654f55cf52e ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
 linux-restricted-modules-3.13.0-86-generic N/A
 linux-backports-modules-3.13.0-86-generic N/A
 linux-firmware 1.127
SourcePackage: linux
StagingDrivers: rts5139
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 11/30/2015
dmi.bios.vendor: Insyde Corp.
dmi.bios.version: V1.35
dmi.board.asset.tag: Type2 - Board Asset Tag
dmi.board.name: ZORO_BH
dmi.board.vendor: Acer
dmi.board.version: Type2 - A01 Board Version
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacturer
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnInsydeCorp.:bvrV1.35:bd11/30/2015:svnAcer:pnAspireE5-573:pvrV3.72:rvnAcer:rnZORO_BH:rvrType2-A01BoardVersion:cvnChassisManufacturer:ct10:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: Aspire E5-573
dmi.product.version: V3.72
dmi.sys.vendor: Acer

Himanshu39 (himanshu-bisht) wrote :

This change was made by a bot.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: bios-outdated-1.37
summary: - wifi not working in acer E 15
+ [168c:0042] (rev 30) wifi not working in acer E 15
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