wlp6s0 Interface doesn't support scanning : Invalid argument

asked 2018-09-15 03:00:36 -0500

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updated 2018-09-15 06:12:56 -0500

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I am running Fedora Linux 27 on Lenovo z370. The Broadcom wireless unable to find the available wireless network. I tried various commands below, but have no clue how to solve the issue.

Appreciate anyone can help?

[root@jtlaihost ~]# iwlist wlp6s0 scan
wlp6s0    Interface doesn't support scanning : Invalid argument

[root@jtlaihost ~]# rfkill list
1: phy0: Wireless LAN
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no
3: hci0: Bluetooth
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no

**[root@jtlaihost ~]# iwconfig** 
enp5s0    no wireless extensions.

virbr0-nic  no wireless extensions.

lo        no wireless extensions.

virbr0    no wireless extensions.

wlp6s0    IEEE 802.11  ESSID:off/any  
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=200 dBm   
          Retry short limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off

*when running command lspci iv*

06:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)
    Subsystem: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries Device 051b
    Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 18
    Memory at cbefc000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
    Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 3
    Capabilities: [58] Vendor Specific Information: Len=78 <?>
    Capabilities: [48] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
    Capabilities: [d0] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
    Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting
    Capabilities: [13c] Virtual Channel
    Capabilities: [160] Device Serial Number 00-00-da-ff-ff-41-c0-f8
    Capabilities: [16c] Power Budgeting <?>
    Kernel driver in use: wl
    Kernel modules: bcma, wl
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