[xubuntu-users] 9.04 Upgrade: Lost Network Connectivity & Power Off
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
> 8000 from 8.04 to 9.04 and got a lot of help. The upgrade to 8.10 went
> but I had to wait more than 5 hours (that is, overnight) before the
> 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
> the proper search terms to Google since I cannot find relevant
> Loaded modules include: pcmcia, yenta_socket, and pcmcia_core. No
> or other wireless networking modules. Network interfaces shown by
> -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
> 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
> going once again?
Does it show with 'lspci"
> The other issue is that while shutdown halts the system it no longer
> off the power. How do I regain that capability?
You might have to use force ACPI in grub for that to work.
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