[xubuntu-users] Revert to older drivers

Ian ian at loosescre.ws
Wed Feb 17 07:23:39 UTC 2016

I believe that the Intel WiFi drivers are in the kernel, so your best bet
may be to try an old kernel.

On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 10:38 AM, David Walland <davidwalland at googlemail.com
> wrote:

> Dear All,
> Recently there appears to have been an update on both Windows *AND* on
> Xubuntu which has simply stopped my being able to connect to the internet
> via the old Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG boards on the two near identical old
> Toshiba laptops which are my pride and joy.
> I felt sure the problem was the driver updates and, on forcing my Windows
> (XP) version to revert to the previous driver, all is well and I'm back in
> contact with the hub.
> How do I achieve the same reversion to previous driver on Xubuntu and
> prevent it from automatically updating again to the non-running drivers?
> I love these old machines and have no wish to go to a more modern machine,
> so please don't tell me to buy a more modern machine, because I'm not going
> to!  Please instead explain how I revert to the previous (working) driver
> in Xubuntu.
> Regards and thanks in anticipation.
> David Walland
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