Re: Ethernet & Wifi Weirdness
On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 05:56:25PM -0500, Mark wrote:
> I'm still mostly a newbie on Linux (intermediate Mac & Win user). I'm
> having a strange problem on my Linux box, which is a Dell e1505 notebook.
> In trying to fix this (again, blindly) -- i.e. get wireless to work on
> Gnome as well as on VirtualBox's WinXP machine -- I somehow wrecked the
> network entirely. Now when I boot up no Internet of any kind works, wired,
> wireless, Gnome, VBox-WinXP.
A lenny kernel should have all the support that is needed for a modern Dell
Insure that module-assistant is installed.
$ su -c module-assistant > update
module-assistant > prepare
module-assistant > select > [bcm4400, bcm5700, ipw2100, ap2200, as
indicated by lspci (the latter two being Intel]
module-assistant > build
module-assistant > install