No wired or wireless network

Asif Iqbal vadud3 at
Sat Oct 19 00:25:24 UTC 2013

Tried to upgade from 13.04 64bit desktop to 13.10 when the upgrade
notification popped up.

However after few mins into the upgrade process, it showed  upgrade
cancelled since /boot did not have enough space.

Cleaned all kernels (including current one 3.8.0-31-generic, yikes!)
with a typo in regex in apt-get purge. However were able to install the
-30 and -31 back in and rebooted. After the reboot no network.

sudo ifconfig -a does not show eth0 or wlan0.

sudo lshw -class network shows both of pro/wireless 5100agn
and broadcom netlink bcm5787m gig are UNCLAIMED.

Any help restoring at least the wired/broadcom will be appreciated.

Luckily I have this computer running lubuntu and has working network
so I could email :-)


Asif Iqbal
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