Upgrade Acrer Aspire 5100 to 11.04 and wireless card not working
stanb at panix.com
Sun Apr 15 22:39:09 UTC 2012
I upgraded my Acer Aspire 5100 to 11.04, and the wireless network card,
which "just wrked" in the older version of Ubuntu no longer works. ifconfig
-a does not show any evidence of it.
I found this article:
And played arounda bit based on it. Therre is a difrence with the way
things are on my mahcine. The results of "lshw -C network" show my card as
root at ssmokey:~# lshw -C network
description: Network controller
product: BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN
I did go ahead and remove the module mentioned in that article with:
rmmod -f acer-wmi
But it still shows as unclaimed.
What can I do to mke this work. Supidly I did this just before I have to
take a trip out of town, and need this amchine to work (of course(.
Thanks for any advice on this
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