New kernel headache - SOLVED
o.sinclair at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 08:41:21 UTC 2007
I will reply myself, this was one of those really silly things;
linux-restricted modules needed to be installed for new kernel, these
were not indicated as in need of update or anything by any software I
tried (Adept, Synaptic, aptitude). Once that was done wireless is back
O. Sinclair wrote:
> Well I checked on the ubuntuforums and there are several postings
> regarding similar problems with different wireless internal/external
> devices so at least I am not alone. And my ipw3945 worked out of the box
> when I installed Edgy w/o any multiverse etc. Will keep following the
> forums to see what goes.
> Phil Bieber wrote:
>> I have the same chip and all works well... You WiFi driver is still
>> installed? It's ipw3945 from multiverse...
>> Philipp Bieber
>> On 2/12/07, * JuanCarlos* <jcsanchez2 at gmail.com
>> <mailto:jcsanchez2 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> something similar happened to me,
>> and i solved installing the drivers with instructions that appear in
>> where there is a link also to the 3945ABG driver....
>> so if you want to give it a try....
>> O. Sinclair escribió:
>> > I should not have bragged about how easy the new kernel installed...
>> > I was on wired ethernet and all well. Then I tried to use
>> wireless - it
>> > is gone....
>> > Or in other words, the new kernel does not detect the wireless in
>> my laptop;
>> > 2Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection"
>> according to
>> > lspci.
>> > Back on old kernel all works well once I activated the wireless from
>> > bios. Weird. Don't know if it is worth the effort of fiddling
>> with this
>> > or I will just hold out with existing kernel until Feisty is
>> > Sinclair
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