[TriLUG] latest ubuntu updates killed my wireless
Douglas A. Whitfield
whitdoug at email.unc.edu
Tue Dec 25 11:04:08 EST 2007
Merry Christmas everyone!
I've got a 7.04 live CD now with a driver that works (actually had the CD
before, but now have unexpected consistent wireless access). How would I go
about getting the driver/stuff I need off the CD and into my Gutsy install?
When I go through Synaptic, it wants to download the driver from the sources
On Dec 24, 2007 2:24 PM, Randy Barlow <randy at electronsweatshop.com> wrote:
> whitdoug at email.unc.edu wrote:
> > There's a bunch of stuff on dmesg. What exactly is useful?
> Just check through there for things related to the wireless card. You
> can grep for names that show up in lspci for your wireless, or you can
> just pipe it to less and browse through it for wirelessness info. You
> might see an error in there that could point you in the right direction.
> If you don't see anything you probably don't have the driver for your
> Randy Barlow
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