Lost Wireless with new 26.21 Kernel
lanzenesi at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 14:07:44 UTC 2008
Karl Larsen wrote:
> Douglas Murray wrote:
>> Hi All
>> Can anyone help me with this problem? I run Ubuntu 8.04 with Kernel 26.19
>> and all runs fine(on eee 900) , until... The system let me know that their
>> were upgrades waiting. I initiated the update which created a new kernel
>> 26.21 which disabled (and I can't see where) the wrreless interface ath0.
>> I verified the following:
>> - Enabled in BIOS -- Yes
>> - Hardware settings -- System sees both eth0 and ath0
>> - NetworkManager sees both interfaces -- No, just eth0
>> - Wireless indicator LED on -- Yes
>> Any suggestions? My short term workaround was to use the previous kernel
>> (via GRUB) but I would like to fix this.
>> Thank you in advance,
> You answered your own question. The old kernel has the wireless
> driver and the new kernel does not. You will need to fix this. I have no
> idea how to do this.
I think that is a possible reason.
If you're running a standard ubuntu hardy have a look at this:
I'm using the Array kernel and all works fine with 2.6.24-21-eeepc.
Also, if you want to step ahead, standard Intrepid works fine.
I just had to blacklist ath_pci to see ath5 connect.
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