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No wifi on Fedora 25 - Intel Wireless 7265 (rev 59)

asked 2017-03-18 16:16:10 -0500

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I just installed a fresh version of Fedora 25 as a dual boot with Windows 10 on an asus k501ux, and I am unable to acces wifi, despite installing the proper drivers (I think).

# lspci | grep Network
03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7265 (rev 59)

I followed these recommendations without succes (rpmfusion):

# dmesg | grep iwl
[    4.055785] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load for iwlwifi-7265D-26.ucode failed with error -2
[    4.055800] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load for iwlwifi-7265D-25.ucode failed with error -2
[    4.055813] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load for iwlwifi-7265D-24.ucode failed with error -2
[    4.055824] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load for iwlwifi-7265D-23.ucode failed with error -2
[    4.060796] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: loaded firmware version 22.361476.0 op_mode iwlmvm
[    4.141879] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: Detected Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless AC 7265, REV=0x210
[    4.143084] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: L1 Enabled - LTR Enabled
[    4.143281] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: L1 Enabled - LTR Enabled
[    4.233055] ieee80211 phy0: Selected rate control algorithm 'iwl-mvm-rs'
[    4.247943] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: RF_KILL bit toggled to disable radio.
[    4.264637] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0 wlp3s0: renamed from wlan0

Any idea ? wifi is a pretty useful feature


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answered 2017-03-20 15:17:39 -0500

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updated 2017-03-20 15:47:43 -0500

moon's ago I had a similar problem in a dual boot env. (WinXP/Fedora)

when I switched off wlan under Windows I was unable to activate under Linux. I had to reboot to Windows,switch wlan on, reboot to Linux....

IIRC, there was some special software involved, HP-Manager-SOMETHING

maybe this is the case for you too.

maybe switching to a newer firmware might help:


P.S. your provided link is dead. anyway, IIRC the driver is already in the kernel, means: you only must provide the correct firmware.

P.P.S you may read what is told about iwlwifi here (middle of the page):
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