I have asus x550v and I have problem with ubuntu 14.04. When set to asus_nb_wmi: 0 - wifi not working but mobile brandband working. 1 - wifi working but mobile brandband not working. 4 - wifi working but mobile brandband not working.

How I must set it? where is problem?

  • FN + F2 - did not work. Aug 31, 2014 at 12:46
  • The various values for asus_nb_wmi are not well documented. I would try every number from 0 to 9 and if you find success, report back. You might also try with the module removed altogether: sudo modprobe -r asus_nb_wmi.
    – chili555
    Aug 31, 2014 at 12:59
  • hmm rm /etc/modprobe.d/asus.conf modprobe -r asus_nb_wmi wait 10-20 second and it works. Aug 31, 2014 at 13:14

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It seems that removing asus-nb-wmi allows both wireless and mobile broadband to work as expected. I suggest you blacklist it:

sudo -i
echo "blacklist asus-nb-wmi"  >>  /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
modprobe -r asus-nb-wmi

You should be all set.

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