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Hi I have a pavilion 2210la with ubuntu 12.04 and the wireless key (f12) does not turn on wiress it does turn on and off bluetooth instead.

I read a similar post but for other model, I ran the same commands to give you more information. Thanks in advance if anyone can help.

chrpnr@chrpnr-Notebook-PC:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release; uname -a
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=precise
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS"
Linux chrpnr-Notebook-PC 3.2.0-29-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 27 17:03:23 UTC 2012     x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


chrpnr@chrpnr-Notebook-PC:~$ lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net
02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Atheros Communications Inc. Device [168c:0036]     (rev 01)
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:18e3]
04:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device [10ec:5229]     (rev 01)
--
05:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E     PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller [10ec:8136] (rev 05)
Subsystem: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast     Ethernet controller [10ec:8136]
Kernel driver in use: r8169
Kernel modules: r8169

chrpnr@chrpnr-Notebook-PC:~$ iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wireless extensions.

chrpnr@chrpnr-Notebook-PC:~$ rfkill list all
1: hp-wifi: Wireless LAN
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no
2: hp-bluetooth: Bluetooth
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no
4: hci0: Bluetooth
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no

chrpnr@chrpnr-Notebook-PC:~$ lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
snd_hda_codec_idt      70795  1 
rfcomm                 47604  12 
snd_hda_codec_hdmi     32474  0 
parport_pc             32866  0 
ppdev                  17113  0 
bnep                   18281  2 
nls_iso8859_1          12713  1 
nls_cp437              16991  1 
vfat                   17585  1 
fat                    61512  1 vfat
hp_wmi                 18092  0 
sparse_keymap          13890  1 hp_wmi
joydev                 17693  0 
snd_hda_intel          33773  3 
snd_hda_codec         127706  3 snd_hda_codec_idt,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel
snd_hwdep              13668  1 snd_hda_codec
snd_seq_midi           13324  0 
snd_rawmidi            30748  1 snd_seq_midi
snd_pcm                97188  3 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
snd_seq_midi_event     14899  1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq                61896  2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_timer              29990  2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
uvcvideo               72627  0 
snd_seq_device         14540  3 snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
psmouse                87692  0 
videodev               98259  1 uvcvideo
btusb                  18288  2 
v4l2_compat_ioctl32    17128  1 videodev
serio_raw              13211  0 
snd                    78855  16 snd_hda_codec_idt,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_rawmidi,snd_pcm,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
bluetooth             180104  23 rfcomm,bnep,btusb
soundcore              15091  1 snd
k10temp                13166  0 
i2c_piix4              13301  0 
snd_page_alloc         18529  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
fglrx                3263886  163 
wmi                    19256  1 hp_wmi
video                  19596  0 
hp_accel               25976  0 
lis3lv02d              19876  1 hp_accel
input_polldev          13896  1 lis3lv02d
mac_hid                13253  0 
lp                     17799  0 
parport                46562  3 parport_pc,ppdev,lp
r8169                  62099  0 

additional info:

chrpnr@chrpnr-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo lshw -c network
[sudo] password for chrpnr: 
*-network NO RECLAMADO  
descripción: Network controller
producto: Atheros Communications Inc.
fabricante: Atheros Communications Inc.
id físico: 0
   información del bus: pci@0000:02:00.0
   versión: 01
   anchura: 64 bits
   reloj: 33MHz
   capacidades: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
   configuración: latency=0
   recursos: memoria:f0200000-f027ffff memoria:f0400000-f040ffff
*-network
   descripción: Ethernet interface
   producto: RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
   fabricante: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
   id físico: 0
   información del bus: pci@0000:05:00.0
   nombre lógico: eth0
   versión: 05
   serie: 28:92:4a:5a:20:28
   tamaño: 100Mbit/s
   capacidad: 100Mbit/s
   anchura: 64 bits
   reloj: 33MHz
   capacidades: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
configuración: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.3LK-NAPI duplex=full firmware=rtl_nic/rtl8105e-1.fw ip=192.168.1.147 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=MII speed=100Mbit/s
   recursos: irq:47 ioport:2000(size=256) memoria:f0004000-f0004fff memoria:f0000000-f0003fff
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Please post sudo lshw -c network –  Web-E Jan 14 '13 at 4:20
    
hi, I did it, please let me know if you find something that can help me. –  chopan Jan 15 '13 at 1:46
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