no network (eth0/wlan0) after reinstall of 15.10

robert rottermann robert at redcor.ch
Wed Jan 13 04:25:06 UTC 2016


On 12.01.2016 21:45, Colin Law wrote:
> On 12 January 2016 at 20:29, robert rottermann <robert at redcor.ch> wrote:
>> thanks again
>> On 12.01.2016 18:39, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>>> On Tue, 12 Jan 2016 11:35:48 +0100, robert wrote:
>>>> On 12.01.2016 10:39, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>>>>> On Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:03:37 +0100, robert wrote:
>>>>>> there is only /sys/class/net/lo
>>>>> So   ip link   just shows the loopback device?
>>>>>
>>>>> Is the hardware shown by   lspci   or   lsusb   ?
>>>> yes.
>>>> lspci shows among others:
>>>> 06:00.0 Network Controller: Broadcom ... Wireless Adapter (rev 03)
>>> Then most likely the module needs to be loaded. Perhaps
>>> special firmware is required.
>>>
>>> Use the search of of
>>>
>>> https://help.ubuntu.com/
>>> https://askubuntu.com/
>>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/
>>>
>>> or simply use
>>>
>>> https://www.google.com/
>>>
>>> or better
>>>
>>> https://www.startpage.com/
>>>
>>> Google, respl. Start Page usually provide good results, unfortunately
>>> the search is much better than DuckDuckGo and others.
>>>
>>> Most likely there are several easy to use howtos provided by the Ubuntu
>>> help pages and by ask Ubuntu.
>>>
>>>
>> I finally just reinstalled ubuntu.
>> Fortunately I still had an windos partition ont which I coud do a backup of
>> my stuff, as there was no way outside access.
> What will you do if your disc goes up in smoke (literally or
> metaphorically) tomorrow?
the state of my box was in, resulted from an failed attempt to reinstall 15.10 
ON TOP of an existing 15.10.
That is why I finally reinstall it.
Now I have access to the net again. And all the problems for which I started the 
reinstall .. These problems I will explain in a separate post .
robert
>
> Colin
>




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