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    Wireless help


    can anyone help me get wireless working on my HP g70 laptop with Ubuntu?

    The following data was output from the script devised elsewhere on the forum.

    What next? (simple explanations and diagrams where necessary, please!!!!!)
    ============ lspci ============
    00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub [8086:2a40] (rev 07)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset PCI Express Graphics Port [8086:2a41] (rev 07)
    Kernel driver in use: pcieport
    Kernel modules: shpchp
    00:1a.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 [8086:2937] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1a.1 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 [8086:2938] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1a.2 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #6 [8086:2939] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1a.7 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 [8086:293c] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
    00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller [8086:293e] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
    Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel
    00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 1 [8086:2940] (rev 03)
    Kernel driver in use: pcieport
    Kernel modules: shpchp
    00:1c.1 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 2 [8086:2942] (rev 03)
    Kernel driver in use: pcieport
    Kernel modules: shpchp
    00:1d.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 [8086:2934] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1d.1 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 [8086:2935] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1d.2 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 [8086:2936] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: uhci_hcd
    00:1d.7 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 [8086:293a] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: ehci_hcd
    00:1e.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge [8086:2448] (rev 93)
    00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation ICH9M LPC Interface Controller [8086:2919] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel modules: iTCO_wdt
    00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation 82801IBM/IEM (ICH9M/ICH9M-E) 4 port SATA Controller [AHCI mode] [8086:2929] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: ahci
    00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) SMBus Controller [8086:2930] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel modules: i2c-i801
    00:1f.6 Signal processing controller [1180]: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) Thermal Subsystem [8086:2932] (rev 03)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation G98 [GeForce 9200M GS] [10de:06e8] (rev a1)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: nvidia
    Kernel modules: nvidia_current_updates, nvidia_173, nouveau, nvidiafb
    02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller [10ec:8136] (rev 02)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:360b]
    Kernel driver in use: r8169
    Kernel modules: r8169
    03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) [168c:001c] (rev 01)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:137b]
    Kernel driver in use: ath5k
    Kernel modules: ath5k

    ============ lsusb ============
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 008 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:0158 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. USB 2.0 multicard reader
    Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04f2:b091 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd Webcam

    ============ lsmod ============
    Module Size Used by
    bnep 17830 2
    rfcomm 38139 0
    bluetooth 158438 10 bnep,rfcomm
    parport_pc 32114 0
    ppdev 12849 0
    dm_crypt 22528 1
    nvidia 10971098 43
    snd_hda_codec_hdmi 31775 1
    arc4 12473 2
    snd_hda_codec_conexant 52554 1
    uvcvideo 67203 0
    joydev 17393 0
    videodev 86588 1 uvcvideo
    snd_hda_intel 32765 2
    snd_hda_codec 109562 3 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_hda_ intel
    ath5k 145127 0
    ath 19387 1 ath5k
    snd_hwdep 13276 1 snd_hda_codec
    hp_wmi 13652 0
    snd_pcm 80845 3 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
    snd_seq_midi 13132 0
    mac80211 436455 1 ath5k
    snd_rawmidi 25424 1 snd_seq_midi
    snd_seq_midi_event 14475 1 snd_seq_midi
    snd_seq 51567 2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
    cfg80211 178679 3 ath5k,ath,mac80211
    snd_timer 28931 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
    snd_seq_device 14172 3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
    sparse_keymap 13658 1 hp_wmi
    snd 62064 14 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_hda_ intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_pcm,snd_rawmidi, snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
    soundcore 14635 1 snd
    psmouse 72919 0
    mac_hid 13077 0
    serio_raw 13027 0
    snd_page_alloc 14108 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
    wmi 18744 1 hp_wmi
    lp 17455 0
    parport 40930 3 parport_pc,ppdev,lp
    vesafb 13516 1
    r8169 56321 0
    ums_realtek 17920 0
    uas 17828 0
    video 19068 0
    usb_storage 39646 1 ums_realtek

    ============ dmesg-firmware ============

    ============ kernel version ============
    3.2.0-29-generic-pae

    ============ ifconfig ============
    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1f:16:4f:88:4c
    inet addr:192.168.1.10 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
    inet6 addr: fe80::21f:16ff:fe4f:884c/64 Scope:Link
    UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
    RX packets:19335 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:13839 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    RX bytes:20983993 (20.9 MB) TX bytes:1769861 (1.7 MB)
    Interrupt:44 Base address:0x4000

    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
    inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
    UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
    RX packets:1626 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:1626 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
    RX bytes:187037 (187.0 KB) TX bytes:187037 (187.0 KB)


    ============ iwconfig ============
    wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:off/any
    Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=off
    Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
    Power Management:on

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    What next?
    Code:
    sudo rfkill list all
    03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) [168c:001c] (rev 01)
    Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:137b]
    Kernel driver in use: ath5k
    Kernel modules: ath5k
    ath5k driver is loaded. So maybe a enable wireless in bios may be needed or a wireless key board key is killing it. The first command I gave will show what is blocking wireless. First though. I would make sure the wireless is turned on in bios.
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