Flipping wifi hardware killswitch disables cellular modem at software level
What problem did you encounter
Disabling the wifi via hardware killswitch also disables the
wwan at software level. Re enabling the wifi via HKS does not re enable the
To have a cellular connection again you need to re enable the modem at software level either in the power settings or in the mobile settings
What is the actual behaviour?
The one described above.
What is the expected behaviour?
Using the wifi killswitch should only affect the wifi module and not the
How to reproduce
Please provide steps to reproduce the issue. If it's a graphical issue please attach screenshots.
What hardware are you running on?
- amd64 qemu image
- Librem5 devkit
- other (Librem 5 - Evergreen)
Relevant OS information
Which kernel are you using?
Linux pureos 5.9.0-1-librem5 #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Dec 22 10:22:25 PST 2020 aarch64 GNU/Linux
Which OS are you using?
purism@pureos:~$ cat /etc/os-release ID=pureos NAME=PureOS PRETTY_NAME=PureOS VERSION_ID=9.0 VERSION_CODENAME=amber HOME_URL="https://pureos.net/" SUPPORT_URL="https://puri.sm/faq/#faq-WherecanIfindoutmoreaboutPureOS" BUG_REPORT_URL="https://tracker.pureos.net/"
Any other information that may be helpful?
@sebastian.krzyszkowiak L5 that is running a different kernel is not affected by this issue.
Bellow is a video of the issue. It corresponds to:
- Disabling the wifi via HSK
- Cellular connection gets disabled
- Enabling the wifi again
- Cellular is not enabled back, and needs to be enabled at software level