Linux Magazine Criticizes Karmic

Odd iodine at
Fri Nov 6 18:04:05 GMT 2009

Harold Sawyer wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Odd <iodine at> wrote:
>> I didn't know about that before I upgraded my laptop. Luckily I haven't
>> seen that particular problem. But annoyingly, wireless does not work
>> anymore. I haven't researched the bug much yet though. Perhaps it's
>> an easy fix.
> Had that happen a few years ago when upgrading a laptop.  Had to go
> back to the LTS release for a couple of months till that was fixed.
> Tried all sorts of stuff with ndiswrapper, etc. and nothing would do
> the job for some reason.  Didn't have the patience to do a kernel.
> After all Ubuntu means "I'm tired of compiling Gentoo".  I read that
> somewhere :-) .

Yeah, I know what you mean. While I have compiled my fair share
of kernels, it's not really something I want to do if I can avoid it.
I assume Canonical will come with out with an upgrade kernel soon,
and I'll see if that fixes it. In the mean time, I'll take a look at it
myself when I get the time.


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