Settings -> Wifi status "unknown" solved?

Nathan Kinkade nath at
Sun Aug 17 03:29:37 CEST 2008

I have noticed a number of threads where people have mentioned seeing
Wifi indicate a state of "unknown" in Settings (Exposure).  I too
recently started having that problem.   The very last entry (as I
write this) of this ticket was useful, mentioning that hald not
running seemed to be the underlying issue.  The solution for me was to
delete /etc/volatile.cache and then reboot.  I'm not sure how the
stale /etc/volatiles.cache file got there without having the hald

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