wifi and cdwriter problems

Dirk Freitag unreal.linux at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 13:48:53 UTC 2009

Luca Ferrari wrote:
> On Monday 30 March 2009 17:08:26 Dirk Freitag wrote:
>> Depending on how dirty the laptop is, there could be dust on the
>> connectors for the hardware which is stopping the OS from seeing the
>> devices.  Another possibility is if you have dropped the unit at all,
>> the connections could be loose.  Or it could be just that the computer
>> is old, and the hardware is beginning to fail.  How long have you had
>> this computer?  And how long has this been happening to you?
> The laptop has one year and half, and it is used always in office, so in a 
> enough clean environment. Please note that this is a dual boot pc, and with 
> windows I don't have the above problems, never. I've seen these problems 
> appearing after upgrading to 8.04, while with 7.1 everything was working fine, 
> so I guess it is a problem with the current OS....but where??
> Luca

Do a lspci and paste the out to www.pastebin.com using the forever 
option.  Then provide us the link to the paste.

Dirk Freitag
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