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[Bug 716997] New: Wifi not working after new install
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  • Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 15:36:53 +0000
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Summary: Wifi not working after new install
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 12.1
Version: Milestone 5
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Major
Priority: P5 - None
Component: Kernel
AssignedTo: kernel-maintainers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: mark@xxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:6.0.2) Gecko/20100101

Sandy Bridge chipset with i7 processor.

This was recognised perfectly in 11.4, but does not work in 12.1 m5. details of
wireless card below in additional info.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.get Dell Latitude E5520 laptop
2.install Suse 12.1 m5
3.Wifi is not working
Actual Results:
no wireless

Expected Results:
Should be working out of the box.

lspci for wifi card:
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series
Chipset Family MEI Controller #1 (rev 04)
Subsystem: Dell Device 049a
Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr-
Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- DisINTx-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort-
<MAbort- >SERR- <PERR- INTx-
Latency: 0
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 16
Region 0: Memory at e5480000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16]
Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA
Status: D0 NoSoftRst+ PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
Capabilities: [8c] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
Address: 0000000000000000 Data: 0000
Kernel driver in use: mei

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