Re: network devices have vanished on Dell D600
On Thu, 11 Aug 2011 14:26:03 -0400, Mark Grieveson wrote:
> I think I've figured out a possible solution to my issues. I noticed a
> bunch of errors when running dmesg, and I centred on these errors with
> the command "dmesg | grep BAR". From this, I searched the internet, and
> found a site where a whack of people were complaining of similar issues.
> The site being:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/424142 So, if this
> site is accurate, it seems that 2.6.32 kernels on Debian can give some
> of these issues, but upgrading to 2.6.33 will solve it. Of course,
> occasionally I don't have these issues, as my laptop sometimes works.
> So, the person who reported the improvement after upgrading may simply
> have had a lucky boot. But, I figure I may as well try getting a 2.6.33
> image and see.
Yes, as I said in a previous post, you can try with an updated kernel (a
LiveCD would be my first option to avoid breaking the current system). If
that works, well, at least you know where the problem is and how can be