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CentOS 8 & wifi/bluetooth switch

Posted: 2020/06/06 17:35:24
by Pascal666
Under Windows and Fedora 32 the switch on the side of my laptop turns Bluetooth on/off. CentOS 8 seems to think it turns wifi on/off as well.

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rfkill list
Bluetooth switch off

Fedora 32:
0: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
1: dell-bluetooth: Bluetooth
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: yes
2: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no

CentOS 8:
0: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
1: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: yes
2: dell-bluetooth: Bluetooth
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no

Bluetooth switch on

Fedora 32:
0: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
1: dell-bluetooth: Bluetooth
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
2: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
3: hci0: Bluetooth
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no

CentOS 8:
0: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
1: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
2: dell-bluetooth: Bluetooth
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no
3: hci0: Bluetooth
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no

journalctl -g wifi

Fedora 32:
Jun 06 10:54:18 localhost kernel: Intel(R) Wireless WiFi driver for Linux
Jun 06 10:54:18 localhost kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: can't disable ASPM; OS doesn't have ASPM control
Jun 06 10:54:18 localhost kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load for iwlwifi-6000-6.ucode failed with error -2
Jun 06 10:54:18 localhost kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load for iwlwifi-6000-5.ucode failed with error -2
Jun 06 10:54:18 localhost kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: loaded firmware version 9.221.4.1 build 25532 6000-4.ucode op_mode iwldvm
Jun 06 10:54:19 localhost kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG enabled
Jun 06 10:54:19 localhost kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUGFS enabled
Jun 06 10:54:19 localhost kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEVICE_TRACING disabled
Jun 06 10:54:19 localhost kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Detected Intel(R) Centrino(R) Ultimate-N 6300 AGN, REV=0x74
Jun 06 10:54:19 localhost kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0 wlp3s0: renamed from wlan0
Jun 06 10:54:30 localhost-live NetworkManager[1404]: <info>  [1591455270.1556] rfkill2: found Wi-Fi radio killswitch (at /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.1/0000:03:00.0/ieee80211/phy0/rfkill2) (driver iwlwifi)
Jun 06 10:54:30 localhost-live NetworkManager[1404]: <info>  [1591455270.5098] Loaded device plugin: NMWifiFactory (/usr/lib64/NetworkManager/1.22.10-1.fc32/libnm-device-plugin-wifi.so)
Jun 06 10:54:30 localhost-live kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Radio type=0x0-0x3-0x1

CentOS 8:
Jun 06 10:44:19 localhost.localdomain kernel: Intel(R) Wireless WiFi driver for Linux
Jun 06 10:44:19 localhost.localdomain kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: can't disable ASPM; OS doesn't have ASPM control
Jun 06 10:44:19 localhost.localdomain kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load for iwlwifi-6000-6.ucode failed with error -2
Jun 06 10:44:19 localhost.localdomain kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load for iwlwifi-6000-5.ucode failed with error -2
Jun 06 10:44:19 localhost.localdomain kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: loaded firmware version 9.221.4.1 build 25532 op_mode iwldvm
Jun 06 10:44:19 localhost.localdomain kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG disabled
Jun 06 10:44:19 localhost.localdomain kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUGFS enabled
Jun 06 10:44:19 localhost.localdomain kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEVICE_TRACING disabled
Jun 06 10:44:19 localhost.localdomain kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Detected Intel(R) Centrino(R) Ultimate-N 6300 AGN, REV=0x74
Jun 06 10:44:19 localhost.localdomain kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0 wlp3s0: renamed from wlan0
Jun 06 10:44:23 localhost.localdomain NetworkManager[1895]: <info>  [1591458263.3660] rfkill0: found Wi-Fi radio killswitch (at /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.1/0000:03:00.0/ieee80211/phy0/rfkill0) (driver iwlwifi)
Jun 06 10:44:23 localhost.localdomain NetworkManager[1895]: <info>  [1591458263.4123] Loaded device plugin: NMWifiFactory (/usr/lib64/NetworkManager/1.20.0-5.el8_1/libnm-device-plugin-wifi.so)
<following line is from after I turn the Bluetooth switch on>
Jun 06 10:46:02 localhost.localdomain kernel: iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Radio type=0x0-0x3-0x1

yum whatprovides rfkill

Fedora 32:
util-linux-2.35.1-7.fc32.x86_64 : A collection of basic system utilities
Repo        : @System
Matched from:
Provide    : rfkill = 0.5

CentOS 8:
util-linux-2.32.1-17.el8.x86_64 : A collection of basic system utilities
Repo        : @System
Matched from:
Provide    : rfkill = 0.5