Wrong type of Wi-Fi device (wlp2s0) after boot

Bug #1572250 reported by Yuriy Vidineev on 2016-04-19
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
network-manager (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Hello
My Wi-Fi adapter is Intel 7260. After boot I have

nmcli device status
DEVICE TYPE STATE CONNECTION
wlp2s0 ethernet unavailable --
lo loopback unmanaged --

after some dirty fix (sudo rmmod iwlmvm iwlwifi && sudo modprobe iwlwifi)

nmcli device status
DEVICE TYPE STATE CONNECTION
wlp2s0 wifi disconnected --
lo loopback unmanaged --

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: network-manager 1.1.93-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-18.34-generic 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-18-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: KDE
Date: Tue Apr 19 22:22:59 2016
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
IfupdownConfig:
 # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8)
 auto lo
 iface lo inet loopback

 #auto wlp2s0
IpRoute:
 default via 192.168.1.1 dev wlp2s0 proto static metric 600
 169.254.0.0/16 dev wlp2s0 scope link metric 1000
 192.168.1.0/24 dev wlp2s0 proto kernel scope link src 192.168.1.123 metric 600
NetworkManager.state:
 [main]
 NetworkingEnabled=true
 WirelessEnabled=true
 WWANEnabled=true
SourcePackage: network-manager
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
nmcli-dev:
 DEVICE TYPE STATE DBUS-PATH CONNECTION CON-UUID CON-PATH
 wlp2s0 wifi connected /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/2 libreCMC 91f33459-b8b5-43ea-a742-a09720f20821 /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/0
 lo loopback unmanaged /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/0 -- -- --
nmcli-nm: Error: command ['nmcli', '-f', 'all', 'nm'] failed with exit code 2: Error: Object 'nm' is unknown, try 'nmcli help'.

Yuriy Vidineev (adeptg) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Johannes Stickel (js-j) wrote :

I have the same issue, however using brcmfmac instead of iwlwifi.

Your workaround (reloading the module) works fine.

Yuriy Vidineev (adeptg) wrote :

Atheros AR9462 - the same problem. rmmod ath9k && modprobe ath9k fixes the problem

Yuriy Vidineev (adeptg) wrote :

Possible duplicat of https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/+bug/1574347
There are fixed version in proposed repo. I'll try

Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
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