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Who needs a wifi switch?

Wifi stop working. Thinkpad x60. Debian GNU/Linux. Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG/BG. Logs below:

Nov 22 12:54:43 thinkpad kernel: [ 5373.816386] iwl3945 0000:03:00.0: Radio Frequency Kill Switch is On:
Nov 22 12:54:43 thinkpad kernel: [ 5373.816388] Kill switch must be turned off for wireless networking to work.
Nov 22 16:11:16 thinkpad kernel: [17168.714311] iwl3945 0000:03:00.0: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch
Nov 22 16:11:16 thinkpad kernel: [17168.714487] iwl3945 0000:03:00.0: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch
Nov 22 16:13:55 thinkpad kernel: [17328.018434] iwl3945 0000:03:00.0: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch
Nov 22 16:13:55 thinkpad kernel: [17328.018603] iwl3945 0000:03:00.0: Radio disabled by HW RF Kill switch

…about 1 hour trying to solve that annoying issue, and then I realize there was a f** wifi switch turned off right in front of my face. #FAIL

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