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Re: Problem with WiFi on latest Debian Stretch




On Tue, Mar 07, 2017 at 08:44:15PM +0000, Martin Konecny wrote:
> I'm here because I'm unsure which package to submit my bug to.
> 
> My issue is that ever since upgrading my Thinkpad T540P from Jessie about a
> month ago, my wireless
> ( 04:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev 83) )
> consistently disconnects and the wlan1 interface f(rom typing `sudo
> ifconfig`) also disappears.
> 
> Restarting the computer or turning it **off** completely and then back on
> doesn't seem to fix it.
> The only consistent way to fix is to boot using a Ubuntu 16.04 Live CD - I
> can immediately see all my networks, and rebooting back into Debian my
> wireless card is now working for a short period of time.
> 
> I have tried several kernels - 4.9, 4.8, and even 3.10, the same issue
> happens on all of them
> 
> Here is some relevant information from syslog around the time the wifi
> stops:

There is a bug(s) in wpa_supplicant in Stretch - Do either of these bugs represent what you're experiencing? 

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=849077

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=849122