Re: weird behaviour

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 08:45:31AM -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-07-14 at 09:42 +0100, Marc Herbert wrote:
> > Dan Williams a écrit :
> > 
> > > Does that have an Atheros card in it?  And what kernel version?  Ath5k
> > > (the driver for that hardware) has been a bit rocky for me recently.
> > 
> > With the latest "stable" Ubuntu (9.04), ath5k has frozen my laptop
> > multiple times. Reverting to the old ath_pci solves the problem.
> Though between distros it varies quite a bit, since each distro may have
> a different kernel version of cherry-pick different patches.  So what's
> in Ubuntu 9.04 may not necessarily have any relation to whats in Fedora
> (which is what Manuel is using).

If you run ubuntu and experience any driver issues, first thing to try is
the backport modules, e.g. for jaunty:

 sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-jaunty

Then restart your system

 - Alexander

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