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WiFi adapter turns off after shutdown/reboot

Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:56 am
by andrewsuds
Hello, I setup my Pine A64+ on the latest version of DietPi over Ethernet SSH. I am now trying to switch from Ethernet to WiFi. I have both modules activated in dietpi-config and they are both connected.

I then run ifdown eth0 to stop the Ethernet, unplug the ethernet cable, and switch over to the WiFi's IP on SSH and it connects. When I connect it is running on wlan0 and the Internet Test works.

I then reboot to make sure everything will work but now it won't connect. I replug my ethernet cable back in and my WiFi adapter is turned off / says Not Found. I did this a couple times now and it seems that reboots and shutdowns turn off my WiFi adapter.

Please help, thanks!

Re: WiFi adapter turns off after shutdown/reboot

Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:48 am
by andrewsuds
Also, the only way to access my Pine A64 is through SSH because their is no video output. I have tried many HDMI cables, monitors, and TVs. No success.

Other people on these forums also say this version does not support video output. I have tried version 1.44 and the video output works on that one.

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