Dell Latitude E6410 Wireless connects and disconnects continuously
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Feb 6 10:41:15 SLED11SP1-Test NetworkManager: <debug> [1291657275.669197]
periodic_update(): Roamed from BSSID (none) ((none)) to xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
Feb 6 10:42:44 SLED11SP1-Test NetworkManager: <info> (wlan0): device state
change: 8 -> 3
Feb 6 10:42:44 SLED11SP1-Test NetworkManager: <info> (wlan0): deactivating
device (reason: 38).
1. Download the following firmware update for the E6410 wifi adapter:
NOTE: At the time this Technical Information Document was created version 126.96.36.199 was available. Any version greater than 188.8.131.52 should also work.
2. Update the iwlagn-6000-4.ucode file in /lib/firmware using the update downloaded in step 1.
modprobe -r iwlagn
To unload the currently loaded driver.
5. Create a /etc/modprobe.d/50-iwlagn.conf file that contains the following:
options iwlagn disable_hw_scan=1
modprobe -v iwlagn
To reload the driver with the new firmware and the new option.
You can verify the new firmware is loaded in the /var/log/messages.
You may see the following error message in the /var/log/messages after making the changes:
avahi-daemon: Invalid query packet messages
They are innocuous and can be ignored.
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- Creation Date:15-FEB-11
- Modified Date:26-APR-12
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