[ubuntu-uk] Karmic networking broken
christopherrowson at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 12:07:51 GMT 2009
> On Mon, 26 Oct 2009 22:13:52 +0000, Chris Rowson
> <christopherrowson at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I'm trying out karmic, and the networking seems to be broken on both my
> >>> Lenovo N500 laptop and VMWare Fusion virtual machine atop of OS X Snow
> >>> Leopard.
> >>> It claims to be connected, and I can log into my router, but cannot get
> >>> anything through firefox, thunderbird, synaptic etc. The hardware test
> >>> claims to be able to touch the net.
> >>> Can anyone help with diagnosing these problems?
> >>> TIA
> >>> John
> > I also had similar problems. Disabled IPv6 in Firefox. It's very bad that
> > this bug is present so close to release. I hope that this is sorted
> > Thursday.
> > Personally I have found Karmic to be pretty much unusable on both
> > I
> > tested it on. :-(
> > Chris
> I've been running Karmic since about Alpha 5 and had very few problems. The
> RC (on the 3 machines I'm running anyway) seems to be quite stable. The
> performance improvements are quite startling, especially the boot time on
> my laptop.
> If you have found some problems, make sure you report bugs! The next
> release is an LTS so should be by far more stable on release.
> -Matt Daubney
I notice that the DNS / potential IPv6 bug has been reported and has loads
of activity against it. Nothing seems to be happening though.
For one laptop after the network / graphics / CPU power management all went
wrong I kinda got a bit fed up lol!
I might sit this release out...
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