iwlagn / wpa_supplicant issue

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Apr 18 02:19:15 PDT 2011

On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 10:20:58AM +0200, Fabio Coatti wrote:
> Yes, I see that the interface is down, but no 'ifconfig wlan0 up' nor
> 'ip link set wlan0 up' works.
> the interface remains down.

If those commands fail to bring the interface up, wpa_supplicant will
not be able to do it either. What kind of error message do you get from
either of those commands? This sounds like a rfkill issue, i.e., the
system is likely configured to not allow WLAN to be enabled.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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