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by rpi2user19
Wed Mar 30, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: WiFi ONLY works if Ethernet is plugged in
Replies: 56
Views: 31535

Re: WiFi ONLY works if Ethernet is plugged in

Thanks! This is great information. I don't fully understand it yet, but I have started to study it so I understand what I am doing before doing it.
by rpi2user19
Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:57 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: WiFi ONLY works if Ethernet is plugged in
Replies: 56
Views: 31535

Re: WiFi ONLY works if Ethernet is plugged in

Thanks for the information!

Where does this .service file reside?
This sounds good, but I am not sure where this file resides and how it works.
I would appreciate more details on how to try this out.
by rpi2user19
Tue Mar 29, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: WiFi ONLY works if Ethernet is plugged in
Replies: 56
Views: 31535

Re: WiFi ONLY works if Ethernet is plugged in

Thanks! My problem is not with ssh or ntp, my problem is that the WiFi is unreliable on boot unless the Ethernet cable is also plugged in. My first RPI2, bought about 10 months ago, WiFi works great. This new CanaKit / Amazon RPI2 bought last week has unreliable WiFi even when using the same Edimax ...
by rpi2user19
Mon Mar 28, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: WiFi ONLY works if Ethernet is plugged in
Replies: 56
Views: 31535

Re: WiFi ONLY works if Ethernet is plugged in

I have the same issue on RPI 2. WiFi only works when Ethernet cable is plugged in. Reading through this thread, I still have not figured out how to resolve the issue. From the discussions, it seems like the solution is somewhere in one of these files: /etc/dhcpcd.conf /etc/network/interfaces probabl...
by rpi2user19
Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: STICKY: WiFi Dongle Issues ? Start here !
Replies: 581
Views: 642455

Re: WiFi Issues ? Start here !

I just purchased my second RPI 2, this time as CanaKit RPI 2 from Amazon (first RPI 2 I purchased as individual parts, not a kit). The WiFi on the new RPI 2 is broken. The WiFi on my first RPI 2 works reliably! I am using the latest Raspbian, just downloaded and installed yesterday, I did apt-get up...

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