Comment 12 for bug 668234

sanmiguel9 (againsttcpa84) wrote :

I tried again and it works (almost) :-)

2.6.38-12-generic-pae #51lp836865 SMP with Ubuntu Natty
acer-wmi is loaded

rfkill list
0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN
 Soft blocked: no
 Hard blocked: no
1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth
 Soft blocked: no
 Hard blocked: no
2: hci0: Bluetooth
 Soft blocked: no
 Hard blocked: no
3: phy0: Wireless LAN
 Soft blocked: no
 Hard blocked: yes

Although my physical hardware switch is enabled, the wlan card's state is "Hard blocked: yes". "rfkill unblock all" does not unblock it. I have to disable and reenable the hardware switch manually and then I get wlan connection right away :-)

dmesg and lsmod attached.