Re: WiFi issues after upgrade on Sid, wlan0 ; No such device
On Thu, 10 May 2012 19:02:30 -0700, John Magolske wrote:
> I'm running Sid on my ThinkPad X200s, and after an `aptitude upgrade`
> the WiFi is experiencing intermittent problems. Pretty sure it's not the
> hardware, as I've never experienced these issues before and this started
> happening exactly after the upgrade.
> Sometimes it doesn't work:
> % iwconfig
> lo no wireless extensions.
> eth0 no wireless extensions.
> This uses the iwlagn driver, tried to remove & re-add it:
> % sudo rmmod iwlagn
> Error: Module iwlagn is in use
lsmod | grep iwlagn
Wifi driver modules usually depend on others and you have to remove all
of them to satisfy their dependencies and they can be unloaded
successfully (as root, "modinfo iwlagn | grep depends" will tell you more
> I'm wondering if a more up-to-date Kernel might solve the problem:
> % uname -a
> Linux ... 2.6.38-grml #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue May 24 15:10:58 UTC
> 2011 i686 GNU/Linux
Mmm, why is that you are using such an old kernel? :-?