Whenever I use my Bluetooth on my laptop, which is almost always since I use a bluetooth mouse, my internet speed falls to 1MB/s in the internet panel and almost nothing loads.

I'm using the iwlwifi drivers.

If I try to reconnect, it doesn't work - only disabling my laptop mouse works. If I keep Bluetooth on and not use any Bluetooth devices it does work.

How can I fix this? These problems only occur on my laptop when running Ubuntu.

Note that both Bluetooth and wifi work fine, only that once I try to use both, I lose my wifi connection.

  • I'm having the same issue on a Dell 15z, using Bluetooth nukes the wifi connection. I'm thinking this might be a bug, because I also noticed that turning off bluetooth also disables wifi on this cmop. – Brandon Bertelsen Jul 22 '12 at 5:23
  • I'm having the same. Laptop is Toshiba r830. dmesg shows some info: ath: phy0: Unable to reset channel, reset status -5 ath: phy0: Unable to set channel ath: phy0: Could not kill baseband RX – Evgeny Nacu Jun 18 '13 at 20:00
  • Possibly the same as this – Izkata Jan 29 '17 at 23:05
  • OP hasn't signed on in 5+ years and never responded to any comments. Question is also about EOL Ubuntu version. VTC as not reproducible. – WinEunuuchs2Unix Jul 22 '17 at 22:40