Re: weird behaviour
- From: Alexander Sack <asac ubuntu com>
- To: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- Cc: Marc Herbert <Marc Herbert gmail com>, networkmanager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: weird behaviour
- Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 15:22:20 +0200
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
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