[Debian-eeepc-devel] Eee1000HE: unable to turn off wifi

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Thu May 14 11:36:14 UTC 2009

On Thu, 14 May 2009 12:19:18 +0200
Alessandro Pellizzari <alex at amiran.it> wrote:
> I am configuring Debian on my new 1000HE, but have a problem.
> Both pressing Fn-F2 or manually echoing 1
> in /sys/class/rfkill/rfkill0/state, the wifi remains on.
> I found no way to turn it off. Even rmmod-ing ath9k doesn't work.
> Is it a known issue. Is there a workaround?

Check /etc/modules.  Does it contain pciehp?  It should not.

I assume you're running the 2.6.29 kernel on this.  eeepc-acpi-scripts
1.1.0 should autodetect this and load rfkill_input instead at boot.


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