Vista kills Ubuntu wireless
flyindragon1 at aol.com
Thu Sep 3 23:00:14 UTC 2009
On Thu, 2009-09-03 at 20:54 +0000, silner wrote:
> On Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:06:23 -0500, Kenneth Loafman wrote:
> > It's not a driver issue, assuming it really did work the first time,
> > right out of the box, with a Live CD (disclaimer). If that's the case
> > then Windows had to have set something in the device, possibly even a
> > firmware upgrade(?), and now Linux won't talk to the device. You would
> > have to disassemble the Windows driver to see what it did during setup.
> > If they did indeed upgrade the firmware, no amount of power cycling
> > would help.
> This explanation makes the most sense to me. It's not helpful but it
> makes sense. I'll have to remember Vista is OK with updating firmware
> without so much a by your leave. If this is the issue it's outrageous and
> may even be actionable in the UK.
Which is why I dont use windows any more :)
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