Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

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Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

Post by nightxlord » Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:10 pm

I tried everything on forum that provided how to fix the wifi connection for Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.1.
But I still do not get the wireless working at all. The only thing that are working is that I have to connect the LAN cable for it.
Please help Me!

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Re: Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

Post by JeremyB » Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:13 pm

Please open a terminal and enter

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wget -N -t 5 -T 10 https://github.com/UbuntuForums/wireless-info/raw/master/wireless-info && chmod +x wireless-info && ./wireless-info
Then find the wireless-info.txt file it creates, paste the contents to pastebin.com and post the URL

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Re: Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

Post by nightxlord » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:14 pm


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Re: Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

Post by JeremyB » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:29 pm

Are you planning on installing LM18 as that is the only way that I can get it to work?

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Re: Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

Post by nightxlord » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:33 pm

I already install LM18 on my system, and it is does not work at all

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Re: Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

Post by JeremyB » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:47 pm

The boot parameters looked like the ISO and not installed to a hard drive. If it is installed to a hard drive

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sudo apt-get install git build-essential linux-headers-generic linux-firmware

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git clone https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/iwlwifi/backport-iwlwifi.git -b release/LinuxCore24

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cd backport-iwlwifi

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make defconfig-iwlwifi-public

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sed -i 's/CPTCFG_IWLMVM_VENDOR_CMDS=y/# CPTCFG_IWLMVM_VENDOR_CMDS is not set/' .config

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make -j4

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sudo make install
reboot

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Re: Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

Post by nightxlord » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:28 pm

I tried the steps that you gave to me. However, the wifi does not work at all.

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Re: Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

Post by JeremyB » Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:50 am

Please post results for

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lspci -nnk | grep -iA3 net; dmesg | grep iwl

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Re: Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

Post by proxy89 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:47 pm

Thanks, backport-iwlwifi works for me.
Sorry for asking stupid question but why there is no driver for wifi out of the box?

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Re: Wifi Connection Problem for Thinkpad E570 Model

Post by Moem » Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:03 pm

proxy89 wrote:why there is no driver for wifi out of the box?
There is, for a lot of different hardware. Just not for ALL the hardware.
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