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  168c:002b [Asus U32U] asus_nb_wmi AR9285 ath9k not working after
  updating to Ubuntu 13.04 Raring

Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  update: updated the BIOS to the latest version but the problem

  Booting with the older kernel (latest linux kernel from 12.10) every thing 
works fine. After upgrading to Raring Ringtail Ubuntu 13.04, with the new 
kernel, hardware get blocked/disabled and wireless doesn't work:
  0: phy0: Wireless LAN
   Soft blocked: no
   Hard blocked: yes
  1: asus-wlan: Wireless LAN
   Soft blocked: no
   Hard blocked: no

  WORKAROUND - is only applicable to Asus Notebooks/netbooks that use the 
"asus_nb_wmi" driver:
  Create and edit asus_nb_wmi.conf file with this command:
  sudo echo "options asus_nb_wmi wapf=4" | sudo tee 

  For more detailed info of the workaround please see:

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
  Package: linux-image-3.8.0-19-generic 3.8.0-19.29
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-19.29-generic 3.8.8
  Uname: Linux 3.8.0-19-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu8
  Architecture: amd64
   /dev/snd/controlC1:  xxxxx      1822 F.... pulseaudio
   [  370.100280] r8169 0000:04:00.2 eth1: link up
   [  370.100322] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): eth1: link becomes ready
   [  891.718748] systemd-hostnamed[2649]: Warning: nss-myhostname is not 
installed. Changing the local hostname might make it unresolveable. Please 
install nss-myhostname!
   [14119.241628] rtsx_pci 0000:04:00.0: vpd r/w failed.  This is likely a 
firmware bug on this device.  Contact the card vendor for a firmware update.
  Date: Sat Apr 27 17:31:51 2013
  HibernationDevice: RESUME=UUID=e417e9f2-b63e-4b79-9be4-c21f55547205
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-07-13 (287 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 
  MachineType: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. U32U
  MarkForUpload: True
  ProcFB: 0 radeondrmfb
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.8.0-19-generic 
root=UUID=3ad9d88b-a7a5-460f-ba15-a78dd7f2fc94 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
   linux-restricted-modules-3.8.0-19-generic N/A
   linux-backports-modules-3.8.0-19-generic  N/A
   linux-firmware                            1.106
  SourcePackage: linux
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to raring on 2013-04-27 (0 days ago) 12/16/2011
  dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
  dmi.bios.version: U32U.204
  dmi.board.asset.tag: ATN12345678901234567 U32U
  dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
  dmi.board.version: 1.0
  dmi.chassis.asset.tag: ATN12345678901234567
  dmi.chassis.type: 10
  dmi.chassis.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
  dmi.chassis.version: 1.0
dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrU32U.204:bd12/16/2011:svnASUSTeKComputerInc.:pnU32U:pvr1.0:rvnASUSTeKComputerInc.:rnU32U:rvr1.0:cvnASUSTeKComputerInc.:ct10:cvr1.0: U32U
  dmi.product.version: 1.0
  dmi.sys.vendor: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.

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