From what i see in your dmesg, iwl is the actual module related to your card. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Open access points also fail. In case anyone else with an X61s has trouble finding it:

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With a ThinkPad X61 and Lubuntu Problem replicated with a different distro booted from flashdrive.

IBM Lenovo ThinkPad X61 Wireless WiFi Card 42T0873

Thank you, praseodym, for trying to help me. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

It is also possible that you have MAC address filtering on the router, might want to check. So it may well be issue with wireless card failiing hardwarewith wireless drivers, or wireless configuration.

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[SOLVED] – wireless no longer working – lenovo x61s

I would also change the channel the router is on to one not being used, here is the list of used channels from the wifi script Channel occupancy:. Jeremy31 8, 2 13 The iwlwifi module doesn’t work well with all Wifi adapters. Other logs linked below. Try reproducing the problem and note the time when you do it.


But until we know what’s in your syslog, we probably won’t be able to pin-down the issue. It has an accepted answer that makes it look like the question has been correctly answered. ThinkPad X61 wireless failure Ask Question.

April 8th, 5. If not, please let us know.

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Your ethernet works, but wireless doesn’t. If you are looking for another answer I would suggest you unaccept the current answer and explain in your question why the current answer no longer applies to your current situation. Also see if you can log into another wifi router or your own with WPA lenogo. Output of lsmod perhaps a driver isn’t loading properly ; Output of dmesg Output of rfkill list all Possible issues: It’s equivalent of “forget the connection” lenlvo android.

After you go through the whole process, read the syslog.

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The function key combination to enable and disable the wireless no longer works so at first I assumed that some hardware had died, however: April 8th, 6.

Well, I feel pretty stupid. No warnings or errors on ‘sudo modprobe -r iwl’ nor ‘sudo modprobe iwl’and ‘sudo service network-manager restart’ prompts me to select the SSID and provide password.

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. April 8th, 4. I’ve noticed that there appear to be no user-configurable wireless settings in the BIOS.

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But, that does not fix problem, issue persists. This button is hidden if the laptop is mounted on an X6 docking station. From what i see in your dmesg, iwl is the actual module related to your card.