Possible Jaunty Bug
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 18:00:20 UTC 2009
Guy Thouret wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-04-01 at 05:39 -0600, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>> I re-loaded Jaunty Beta this morning and when complete network
>> manager almost automatically found my wifi and worked just fine. I got
>> all my usual stuff with apt-get and then got 240 updates.
>> After the updates I rebooted and when up the network manager was
>> broken. It could not even see the strong signal from my router in this
>> room. I did several things to no avail.
>> I then in a way to test things I installed wicd and it installed
>> just fine using the wired internet. I rebooted and worked with wicd
>> which I know little about. I was unable to get it to work. It can see no
>> wireless signals. It is as if the wifi hardware is turned off again. But
>> it's not.
>> It appears there is something in the 240 updates that ruins the
>> network manager and wicd performance.
>> I think this is a bug.
> If it's a bug, submit a bug report to launchpad. If it's assistance
> you're after, add information to one of your many other threads related
> to the same subject.
This is now Bug 353315. I can't tell you a thing more than the bug
report has. There is no way I have found to get wireless working on Jaunty.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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