I've got kind of the same problem. After dist-upgrade my Intel 4965agn wifi does not work anymore. /etc/init.d/networking start reports errors. Tried
Originally Posted by cold w4r
with no success. I cannot connect to my local AP, in fact no networks are shown in wicd. iwconfig reports wlan0 to be up and running in managed mode (which is I want). I'll give my alfa a try, see if I can connect to my local AP with it.
ifconfig wlan0 down, modprobe iwlagn, ifconfig wlan0 up
reports back with SIOCSIFFLAGS error bla bla. Have you found a solution, yet? Or do you know what causes these problems?
EDIT: ... shortly after being prompted to login, following errors occur:
iwlagn 0000:04:00.0: iwlwifi i-5000-1.ucode firmware file req failed: -2
iwlagn 0000:04:00.0: iwlwifi i-5000-2.ucode firmware file req failed: -2
iwlagn 0000:04:00.0: could not read microcode: -2