Various Dapper Drake problems

Karl Hegbloom hegbloom at
Fri Mar 10 05:02:06 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-03-05 at 23:56 -0800, Miles Lane wrote:
> 1.  nm-applet isn't seeing either my 8139too ethernet or ipw2200 card.
>  I get "No network devices can be found."
> eth0: RealTek RTL8139 at 0xbe854800, 00:c0:9f:95:18:1b, IRQ 193
> eth0:  Identified 8139 chip type 'RTL-8100B/8139D'
> ipw2200: Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200/2915 Network Driver, 1.0.10
> ipw2200: Copyright(c) 2003-2005 Intel Corporation
> ipw2200: Detected Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection

Search the NetworkManager list archives for more information about that.

> 2.  When I boot with gtkwifi running and NetworkManager present,
> wpasupplicant appears to block gtkwifi from running.  Shouldn't
> gtkwifi and NetworkManager preclude each other in the dpkg
> rules?

I agree that the dependencies are not quite right for those.  "It hurts
when I do this." ... so don't do that.

> 3.  The cpu frequency scaling monitor tells me that frequency scaling
> is not enabled.  I am running the standard AMD K7 ubuntu kernel.

Check your BIOS settings.

Karl Hegbloom <hegbloom at>

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