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I just got the last version 12.10-64bits, to install in my new HP 2000, and everything went fine, including the EFI installation in the original Windows 8 platform (I've followed this tutorial

The only problem is that WiFi don't work. Anyone has passed by the same problem? If you need any information about the hardware, just tell me how I get it and I'll get it.

Here goes the outputs:


07:00.0 Network controller: Ralink corp. Device 3290
07:00.1 Bluetooth: Ralink corp. Device 3298
08:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5229 PCI Express Card Reader (rev 01)

rfkill list all:

0: hp-bluetooth: Bluetooth
    Soft blocked: yes
    Hard blocked: no
1: hp-wifi: Wireless LAN
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no

dmesg | grep -i firmware

[    0.305939] [Firmware Bug]: ACPI: BIOS _OSI(Linux) query ignored
[    0.566226] [Firmware Bug]: ACPI: No _BQC method, cannot determine initial brightness
[    0.566570] [Firmware Bug]: ACPI: No _BQC method, cannot determine initial brightness
[    2.099004] [Firmware Bug]: ACPI: No _BQC method, cannot determine initial brightness

sudo lshw -class network:

  *-network UNCLAIMED
       description: Network controller
       product: Ralink corp.
       vendor: Ralink corp.
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:07:00.0
       version: 00
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: memory:f0210000-f021ffff


eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 84:34:97:93:47:a4  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:  Mask:
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:1072 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:1072 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
         RX bytes:87792 (87.7 KB)  TX bytes:87792 (87.7 KB)


lo        no wireless extensions
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@LeandroGuedes - this report maybe your issue - please can you have a look and run through some of the suggestions - add any thoughts and findings you have to your question. – fossfreedom Feb 28 '13 at 8:22
... and this AU Q&A seems also to apply to you as well - thus this may be a duplicate -… – fossfreedom Feb 28 '13 at 8:23
@fossfreedom Thanks. Step #8 on that forum doesn't work, and make my system incredibly slow. I'll try to uninstall the 3.7 kernell or reinstall the system. – Leandro Guedes Feb 28 '13 at 18:18
@fossfreedom system back, I removed the 3,7 kernel :) but the wifi is still dead. – Leandro Guedes Feb 28 '13 at 19:37
@LeandroGuedes - if you are willing to play & reinstall stuff - can I suggest you try the 13.04 daily release build - it will come with kernel 3.8. – fossfreedom Feb 28 '13 at 19:47

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