Connection to specific AP fails after first reboot.
Here's the scenario in brief...

I recently got my Pinebook Pro.  Actually it came in the mail a month or so back but I wasn't able to get to it until yesterday.

I disabled the wireless privacy setting to enable wireless.  I connected to my home WiFi and everything was good.  Then I power cycled the Pinebook and haven't been able to connect to my home wireless again. 

I can connect to other AP's, even after reboot.  I've never had a single problem with my home AP and all other devices continue to work perfectly.

I've removed the AP and added it back, no change.  I've searched the entire filesystem for mentions of the name of my AP and removed the one I found.  In both cases I powercycled and no change.

This is pretty much making the pinebook pro useless and reinforcing my negative impression of ArchLinux which in my limited experience seems very brittle.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.  It almost feels like something is being cached either somewhere on the filesystem or in the hardware itself and that the cache is corrupt.
exit the gui and use nmcli on a tty: nmcli device wifi connect YOURSSID -a

you can also reset the wireless. see the wiki or pbp-reset-wirelsss in pbp-tools.

i would remove the entry from network manager, reconnect, and reset and see what happens.
My previous response didn't make it for some reason.

I just wanted to close the loop by saying that power cycling my AP solved the issue. I hadn't tried that as no other devices were having issues.

Possibly Related Threads…
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Vertical Grey Bars on PBP Reboot MickTheGeek 5 3,856 06-04-2021, 02:43 AM
Last Post: dsimic
  Network connection question??? davehetfield 1 2,938 03-11-2021, 07:31 AM
Last Post: tkudog
  Keyboard settings not saved on reboot motezart 6 5,987 11-26-2020, 12:11 PM
Last Post: creaverse
  Vertical Grey Bars on PBP Reboot MickTheGeek 2 2,808 10-05-2020, 07:29 AM
Last Post: MickTheGeek
  Keep Wifi Connection alive vve1505 4 4,807 09-16-2020, 09:36 AM
Last Post: AaronMFeld
  vertical bars reboot only mamboman777 2 3,066 07-09-2020, 12:51 PM
Last Post: mamboman777
  Pinebook Pro - wireless connection setup help barn 3 4,919 05-29-2020, 07:35 AM
Last Post: tibuka
  PBP Provided Firefox Fails iCloud Notes Feature jcj52436999 0 1,366 03-06-2020, 07:18 PM
Last Post: jcj52436999
  reboot / crash Der Geist der Maschine 40 32,876 02-10-2020, 07:57 AM
Last Post: Baldnerd
  Pinebook pro random reboot default Debian tso4ev 3 3,908 02-04-2020, 06:30 PM
Last Post: Baldnerd

Forum Jump:

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)