RPi model 3B+ wifi connection issues

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RPi model 3B+ wifi connection issues

Post by otucek » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:15 pm

Hi,

we ordered (order ID #243615) Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Budget Kit & Cables (UK/EU 16GB). Unfortunately we can not establish connection to RPi through wifi. In a listing on the screen we got the message
"IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready".

We've already tried:
- enable wifi by 'raspi-config' => no success
- format the SD card and reinstall rasbian as per these instructions - http://s.modmypi.com/noobs => no success
- format the SD card and install ubuntu-mate-16.04.2-desktop-armhf-raspberry-pi => no boot (it will appear on screen in the top right corner yellow lightning bolt), i.e. no success
"yellow rainbow" screen appears in the top right corner)
- another SD card + 2018-10-09-raspbian-stretch-lite => no success
- we connected RPi by ethernet and updated system => no success

Any suggestions how to fix it? Or is it possible the replacement of RPi (by "weaker" version of RPi 3B)?

Many thanks
O.T.

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Re: RPi model 3B+ wifi connection issues

Post by Dave » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:41 pm

otucek wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:15 pm
Hi,

we ordered (order ID #243615) Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Budget Kit & Cables (UK/EU 16GB). Unfortunately we can not establish connection to RPi through wifi. In a listing on the screen we got the message
"IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready".

We've already tried:
- enable wifi by 'raspi-config' => no success
- format the SD card and reinstall rasbian as per these instructions - http://s.modmypi.com/noobs => no success
- format the SD card and install ubuntu-mate-16.04.2-desktop-armhf-raspberry-pi => no boot (it will appear on screen in the top right corner yellow lightning bolt), i.e. no success
"yellow rainbow" screen appears in the top right corner)
- another SD card + 2018-10-09-raspbian-stretch-lite => no success
- we connected RPi by ethernet and updated system => no success

Any suggestions how to fix it? Or is it possible the replacement of RPi (by "weaker" version of RPi 3B)?

Many thanks
O.T.
Sounds like the WiFi may be faulty, I will have sales contact you to arrange a return for a replacement.

Do you want the replacement to be a RPi3 B (instead of the RPi 3B+)? Please confirm.
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Re: RPi model 3B+ wifi connection issues

Post by otucek » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:32 am

Hi Dave,

thank you for your very fast answer. Yes, it would be great :-)

O.T.

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Re: RPi model 3B+ wifi connection issues

Post by Dave » Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:21 pm

We've tested both the Pi and SD card but have been unable to identify any problems.

The pi connects happily to our WiFi and is able to browse the internet without any issues.

Could you explain in some detail what you are trying to do?

When you say
otucek wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:15 pm
In a listing on the screen we got the message
"IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready".
Are you using IPv6 and if so has it been enabled by editing the modules file:

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sudo nano /etc/modules
and adding a line

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ipv6
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