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Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby maverik123 on Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:42 am

I have recently installed Linux Mint 12 on my HP Probook 4530s. The wireless is not working kindly help.
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby remoulder on Tue Jan 10, 2012 7:14 am

[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.

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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby maverik123 on Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:26 am

After running the follwoing command the results are as follows:
sudo /usr/lib/linuxmint/mintWifi/mintWifi.py
* I. scanning WIFI PCI devices...
-- Ralink corp. Device 3592
==> PCI ID = 1814:3592
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* II. querying ndiswrapper...
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* III. querying iwconfig...
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:off/any
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=off
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Power Management:on

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* IV. querying ifconfig...
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 64:31:50:a2:a2:f3
inet addr:192.168.1.4 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::6631:50ff:fea2:a2f3/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:4514 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:3461 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:1728280 (1.7 MB) TX bytes:308852 (308.8 KB)
Interrupt:51 Base address:0xa000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

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* V. querying DHCP...
RTNETLINK answers: File exists
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* VI. querying nslookup google.com...
Server: 192.168.1.1
Address: 192.168.1.1#53

Non-authoritative answer:
Name: google.com
Address: 209.85.148.147
Name: google.com
Address: 209.85.148.99
Name: google.com
Address: 209.85.148.103
Name: google.com
Address: 209.85.148.104
Name: google.com
Address: 209.85.148.105
Name: google.com
Address: 209.85.148.106
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby mads on Fri Jan 13, 2012 8:45 pm

maverik123 wrote:After running the follwoing command the results are as follows:
sudo /usr/lib/linuxmint/mintWifi/mintWifi.py
* I. scanning WIFI PCI devices...
-- Ralink corp. Device 3592
==> PCI ID = 1814:3592

Step by step guide here.

The picture is not the same as your adapter, but if you take a look at step 3, you'll see that the driver includes your device (RT3592) as well.
And, as a bonus, among the comments you'll find 'tomslee' saying:
tomslee wrote:...Worked a charm on Linux Mint 12...
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby maverik123 on Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:24 am

Thanks i have downloaded the required driver but the problem is i dont know how to install it? Thanks again for taking pain to educated a novice.
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby mads on Fri Jan 20, 2012 3:01 am

maverik123 wrote:Thanks i have downloaded the required driver but the problem is i dont know how to install it? Thanks again for taking pain to educated a novice.

1) Download the driver (RT3062PCI/mPCI/CB/PCIe(RT3060/RT3062/RT3562/RT3592) from here
2) Right-click the archive file (DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217.tgz9), and select "Extract Here"
3) It will be extracted into a folder called "DPO_RT3562_3592_3062_LinuxSTA_V2.4.1.1_20101217". Now, Right-click this folder and select "Open in Terminal".
4) Now in Terminal, type in the following commands one by one, followed by the "Enter" key:
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sudo su
make
make install
exit
echo "blacklist rt2800pci" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
exit

5) Reboot
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby maverik123 on Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:37 am

Have done all these steps... What to do next?
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby mads on Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:45 am

maverik123 wrote:Have done all these steps... What to do next?

Menu > System Tools > System Settings > Network
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby maverik123 on Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:56 am

Yes followed that step but could not find the wireless option...
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby mads on Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:04 am

maverik123 wrote:Yes followed that step but could not find the wireless option...

Menu > System Tools > System Settings > Network
Double-click the "Network" icon > then you will see this (see attached picture)
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby maverik123 on Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:15 am

There is not wirless network shown in my case...only wired , vpn and networkproxy are appearing...
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby AlbertP on Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:23 am

Then the driver might not be properly installed, please make sure that it's loaded with inxi -N or sudo mintWifi (no need to type the full /usr/lib/... path).

Also, please run rfkill list to make sure your wifi is not blocked somehow.
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby trikke on Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:16 pm

i had the same problem
he probably forgot just as me to edit the file config.mk as stated in the original page
link

works perfect !
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby maverik123 on Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:16 am

when i run the rfkill list it gives me the follwoing result:
0: hp-wifi: Wireless LAN
Soft blocked: yes
Hard blocked: yes
1: hp-bluetooth: Bluetooth
Soft blocked: yes
Hard blocked: yes
How to unblock these?
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Re: Wireless Problem HP 4530s

Postby AlbertP on Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:12 am

I think you'll have to use the laptop's wifi on/off button or switch to turn on the wireless. The switch is often above the keyboard, or at the front of the laptop.
If it does not work, you can run:
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sudo rfkill unblock all


On HP laptops, you can also boot Windows and enable wifi with HP Wireless Assistant if Linux fails to do so.
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