Bug 14743

Summary: New rtl8187 rfkill support prevents using wlan completely.
Product: Drivers Reporter: Antti Kaijanmäki (antti)
Component: network-wirelessAssignee: Larry Finger (Larry.Finger)
Status: CLOSED CODE_FIX    
Severity: normal CC: Larry.Finger, rjw
Priority: P1    
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Kernel Version: 2.6.32 Tree: Mainline
Regression: Yes
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 14230    
Attachments: Patch to implement new rfkill switch mask

Description Antti Kaijanmäki 2009-12-05 20:10:22 UTC
The new rfkill support introduced in rtl8187 driver does not work on my Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 laptop. The driver does not react on the state of the switch, it simply thinks that the kill switch is constantly on. Before the state of the switch was completely ignored and I could use wlan no matter if the switch was on or off.
Comment 1 Larry Finger 2009-12-29 18:05:47 UTC
Created attachment 24353 [details]
Patch to implement new rfkill switch mask

Sorry that this Bug report did not come to my attention earlier. Does the patch fix the problem?
Comment 2 Antti Kaijanmäki 2009-12-30 07:24:50 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> Does the patch fix the problem?

Yes, it does.
Comment 3 Larry Finger 2009-12-30 16:51:48 UTC
Patch is in mainline and 2.6.32.2.