Toshiba NB255 10.1" Netbook Wifi Problem

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Toshiba NB255 10.1" Netbook Wifi Problem

Postby moving2 on Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:38 am

Hello All,

I have a Toshiba NB255-N250 10.1" netbook running Linux Mint 14 w/ MATE. I'm having an intermittent problem with wifi where everything is fine for hours and hours, and then all of a sudden the Wifi connection will disconnect, after which no amount of disabling/reenabling Networking or Wifi in the GUI taskbar will make it reconnect. Nothing short of a reboot seems to fix it (and a reboot always fixes it). After a few hours, however, the problem reappears. I'm pretty sure this is OS/driver related and not a hardware problem because this has never happened in Windows, no matter how many hours I leave it on. Any suggestions on what to try here?

Thanks in advance!
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Re: Toshiba NB255 10.1" Netbook Wifi Problem

Postby caf4926 on Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:48 am

You should perhaps post for us:

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lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net


Make a note yourself of the driver in use
And then try this when it fails

Also install rfkill
And run it too when it fails, with:
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sudo rfkill list
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