My Intel WiFi AX200 - MSI X570 wireless network adapter recently stopped working. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.

uname -a; dmesg | grep iwl

Linux adrian-MS-7B93 5.4.0-51-generic #56-Ubuntu SMP Mon Oct 5 14:28:49 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[    3.526169] iwlwifi 0000:28:00.0: enabling device (0000 -> 0002)
[    3.648129] iwlwifi: probe of 0000:28:00.0 failed with error -110

sudo lshw -C network

       description: Ethernet interface
       product: I211 Gigabit Network Connection
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:26:00.0
       logical name: enp38s0
       version: 03
       serial: 00:d8:61:bc:3a:68
       size: 1Gbit/s
       capacity: 1Gbit/s
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi msix pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
       configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=igb driverversion=5.6.0-k duplex=full firmware=0. 6-2 ip= latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=twisted pair speed=1Gbit/s
       resources: irq:24 memory:fc600000-fc61ffff ioport:d000(size=32) memory:fc620000-fc623fff
  *-network UNCLAIMED
       description: Network controller
       product: Wi-Fi 6 AX200
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:28:00.0
       version: 1a
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: memory:fc500000-fc503fff

I tried adding the Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200 160MHz .ucode firmware file to /lib/firmware from Intel's website with no luck.

I also tried a fresh 20.04 installation. One common item between others that I see having this issue is that they also dual boot Windows. The weird thing is I used Ubuntu 20.04 for 3+ months, and then swapped back to Windows for a few days, and upon booting back up in Ubuntu it no longer works. Switched back to Windows again to verify that the device actually works, which it still does.

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    Is this a possible issue? wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/drivers/… Welcome to Ask Ubuntu.
    – chili555
    Oct 18, 2020 at 23:52
  • 1
    Excellent! Disabling Fast boot in Windows worked. Thank you! Oct 19, 2020 at 0:25
  • Awesome! Glad it’s working.
    – chili555
    Oct 19, 2020 at 3:09
  • @AdrianElder I had the same problem and this worked for me too. Please add it as an answer and accept. It will help others to find it.
    – Jasper
    Nov 6, 2020 at 12:17

1 Answer 1


I was able to fix this by disabling Fast boot in Windows:


  • any idea why this works? I just had the same issue and this fixed it (I think)
    – Vince W.
    Jan 11, 2021 at 22:53
  • I believe fastboot allows Windows to hold onto resources for faster boot times, which conflicts with other operating systems using those same resources. Jan 11, 2021 at 22:55

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