[xubuntu-users] 9.04 Upgrade: Lost Network Connectivity & Power Off

Steve yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 4 20:51:17 BST 2009


On Sun, 04 Oct 2009 19:43:57 +0100, Rich Shepard  
<rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:

>    Last week I asked here for guidance on upgrading my wife's Toshiba  
> Tecra
> 8000 from 8.04 to 9.04 and got a lot of help. The upgrade to 8.10 went  
> well,
> but I had to wait more than 5 hours (that is, overnight) before the  
> upgrade
> manager recognized the availability of 9.04. Friday I did that upgrade.
>
>    However, the Lucent Orinoco Gold wireless pcmcia card is no longer
> recognized; it worked flawlessly under 8.04. I've apparently not  
> presented
> the proper search terms to Google since I cannot find relevant  
> information.
>
>    Loaded modules include: pcmcia, yenta_socket, and pcmcia_core. No  
> orinoco
> or other wireless networking modules. Network interfaces shown by  
> 'ifconfig
> -a' are irda0, lo, and pan0. Running '/etc/init.d/networking start'  
> fails to
> bring up eth0, eth1, or eth2. If I boot with the pcmcia ethernet card (no
> built in port on this model), it works; that's how I upgraded from 8.10  
> to
> 9.04. But, my wife works in the den and connects to the LAN by radio.
>
>    How do I proceed to get the wireless card recognized and the  
> networking
> going once again?
>
Does it show with 'lspci"


>    The other issue is that while shutdown halts the system it no longer  
> turns
> off the power. How do I regain that capability?
>
You might have to use force ACPI in grub for that to work.

-- 
Steve



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