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Intel wifi adapter not listed

ImAli
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I am running f37 on Asus TUF A15, and I have had a wifi issue quite for a long time. Then, I was suggested to change its wifi card because Realtek’s wifi card on my laptop is ‘notorious’ for such issues. I could see the wifi adapter listed among the other devices, but at times wifi icon would disappear and say no adapter found. And now, since I changed its wifi card to ‘INTEL WIFI 6 AX201’, I do not even see it listed as a wifi adapter. Do I have to install drivers for it to be detected, and if yes could you help or instruct me on how to do so?! Or do I have to install f37 brand-new? I downloaded drivers for the Intel wifi card, but I don’t know what to do or how to make them work.

$ inxi -Fzx
System:
 Kernel: 6.1.13-200.fc37.x86_64 arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc
   v: 2.38-25.fc37 Desktop: GNOME v: 43.3 Distro: Fedora release 37 (Thirty
   Seven)
Machine:
 Type: Laptop System: ASUSTeK product: ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA506IH_FA506IH
   v: 1.0 serial: <superuser required>
 Mobo: ASUSTeK model: FA506IH v: 1.0 serial: <superuser required>
   UEFI: American Megatrends v: FA506IH.316 date: 03/12/2021
Battery:
 ID-1: BAT1 charge: 13.9 Wh (42.1%) condition: 33.0/48.2 Wh (68.4%)
   volts: 10.9 min: 11.9 model: ASUS A32-K55 status: discharging
CPU:
 Info: 8-core model: AMD Ryzen 7 4800H with Radeon Graphics bits: 64
   type: MT MCP arch: Zen 2 rev: 1 cache: L1: 512 KiB L2: 4 MiB L3: 8 MiB
 Speed (MHz): avg: 1397 high: 1400 min/max: 1400/2900 boost: disabled
   cores: 1: 1397 2: 1400 3: 1397 4: 1400 5: 1397 6: 1397 7: 1397 8: 1400
   9: 1396 10: 1396 11: 1397 12: 1396 13: 1397 14: 1397 15: 1396 16: 1397
   bogomips: 92633
 Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
Graphics:
 Device-1: NVIDIA TU117M vendor: ASUSTeK driver: nvidia v: 525.89.02
   arch: Turing bus-ID: 01:00.0
 Device-2: AMD Renoir vendor: ASUSTeK driver: amdgpu v: kernel arch: GCN-5
   bus-ID: 04:00.0 temp: 40.0 C
 Device-3: IMC Networks USB2.0 HD UVC WebCam type: USB driver: uvcvideo
   bus-ID: 1-4:3
 Display: wayland server: X.Org v: 22.1.8 with: Xwayland v: 22.1.8
   compositor: gnome-shell driver: X: loaded: amdgpu,nvidia dri: radeonsi
   gpu: amdgpu resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
 API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 22.3.6 renderer: AMD Radeon Graphics (renoir LLVM
   15.0.7 DRM 3.49 6.1.13-200.fc37.x86_64) direct-render: Yes
Audio:
 Device-1: NVIDIA vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel
   bus-ID: 01:00.1
 Device-2: AMD Renoir Radeon High Definition Audio vendor: ASUSTeK
   driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 04:00.1
 Device-3: AMD ACP/ACP3X/ACP6x Audio Coprocessor driver: N/A
   bus-ID: 04:00.5
 Device-4: AMD Family 17h/19h HD Audio vendor: ASUSTeK
   driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 04:00.6
 Sound API: ALSA v: k6.1.13-200.fc37.x86_64 running: yes
 Sound Server-1: PulseAudio v: 16.1 running: no
 Sound Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.66 running: yes
Network:
 Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
   vendor: ASUSTeK driver: r8169 v: kernel port: e000 bus-ID: 02:00.0
 IF: enp2s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives:
 Local Storage: total: 476.94 GiB used: 36.42 GiB (7.6%)
 ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Kingston model: OM8PCP3512F-AB size: 476.94 GiB
   temp: 20.9 C
Partition:
 ID-1: / size: 475.35 GiB used: 36.09 GiB (7.6%) fs: btrfs
   dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3
 ID-2: /boot size: 973.4 MiB used: 321.4 MiB (33.0%) fs: ext4
   dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
 ID-3: /boot/efi size: 598.8 MiB used: 17.4 MiB (2.9%) fs: vfat
   dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1
 ID-4: /home size: 475.35 GiB used: 36.09 GiB (7.6%) fs: btrfs
   dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3
Swap:
 ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 8 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:
 System Temperatures: cpu: 41.1 C mobo: N/A gpu: amdgpu temp: 39.0 C
 Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 0
Info:
 Processes: 396 Uptime: 28m Memory: 15.05 GiB used: 5.02 GiB (33.4%)
 Init: systemd target: graphical (5) Compilers: gcc: 12.2.1 Packages: 32
 note: see --rpm Shell: Bash v: 5.2.15 inxi: 3.3.25
$ neofetch
             .',;::::;,'.                ali@ali 
         .';:cccccccccccc:;,.            ------- 
      .;cccccccccccccccccccccc;.         OS: Fedora Linux 37 (Workstation Edition) x86_64 
    .:cccccccccccccccccccccccccc:.       Host: ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA506IH_FA506IH 1.0 
  .;ccccccccccccc;.:dddl:.;ccccccc;.     Kernel: 6.1.13-200.fc37.x86_64 
 .:ccccccccccccc;OWMKOOXMWd;ccccccc:.    Uptime: 26 mins 
.:ccccccccccccc;KMMc;cc;xMMc:ccccccc:.   Packages: 2030 (rpm), 27 (flatpak), 5 (snap) 
,cccccccccccccc;MMM.;cc;;WW::cccccccc,   Shell: bash 5.2.15 
:cccccccccccccc;MMM.;cccccccccccccccc:   Resolution: 1920x1080 
:ccccccc;oxOOOo;MMM0OOk.;cccccccccccc:   DE: GNOME 43.3 
cccccc:0MMKxdd:;MMMkddc.;cccccccccccc;   WM: Mutter 
ccccc:XM0';cccc;MMM.;cccccccccccccccc'   WM Theme: Adwaita 
ccccc;MMo;ccccc;MMW.;ccccccccccccccc;    Theme: Adwaita [GTK2/3] 
ccccc;0MNc.ccc.xMMd:ccccccccccccccc;     Icons: Adwaita [GTK2/3] 
cccccc;dNMWXXXWM0::cccccccccccccc:,      Terminal: gnome-terminal 
cccccccc;.:odl:.;cccccccccccccc:,.       CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 4800H with Radeon Graphics (16) @ 2.900GHz 
:cccccccccccccccccccccccccccc:'.         GPU: NVIDIA 01:00.0 NVIDIA Corporation TU117M 
.:cccccccccccccccccccccc:;,..            GPU: AMD ATI 04:00.0 Renoir 
  '::cccccccccccccc::;,.                 Memory: 4799MiB / 15408MiB
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n_scott_pearson
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You cannot use the AX201 card with an AMD processor and chipset. It specifically requires an Intel processor and chipset, as well as support in the M.2 connector for a CNVio2 connection from the card to the chipset. You should have purchased either the AX200 (for Wireless-AX and WiFi6) or the AX210 (for Wireless-AX and WiFi6e); these are the cards compatible with AMD processors and chipsets.

Hope this helps,

...S

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Jocelyn_Intel
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Hello, @ImAli

 

Thank you for posting on the Intel® communities. 

 

It is worth mentioning that Intel does not support wireless integrations (installing a different wireless adapter into your system/laptop). We recommend you speak to the System manufacturer for support on wireless integrations and replacement parts to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements of your country and support. It is important to check for compatibility with the motherboard manufacturer, as there could be certain cards that will not work with the system.  

   

For more information, read the following article under the title "Regulatory Information Regarding Wireless Hardware Installation or Upgrade.

 

Please, keep in mind that this thread will no longer be monitored by Intel. Thank you for your understanding.  

 

Best regards,  

Jocelyn M.   

Intel Customer Support Technician. 


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