No modem after kernel upgrade - again...

Tom Chiverton tom.chiverton at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 12:13:54 CST 2008


They normally lag by a week or two, though last time they promised to
try harder.

Maybe they're working on an 8.10 or 9.04 repo ?

2008/12/5 O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com>:
> Upgraded my Vostro 1400 to kernel 2.6.24-22 and as usual the modem stops
> working.
>
> Earlier this has been related to the llinux-ubuntu-modules package and
> if I get the following from konsole:
> ~$ apt-cache policy linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-22-generic
> linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-22-generic:
>   Installed: 2.6.24-22.35
>   Candidate: 2.6.24-22.35
>   Version table:
>  *** 2.6.24-22.35 0
>         500 http://zw.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Packages
>         100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
>
> As can be seen the package is from Ubuntu Kernel Team. Now if I check
> for my old, working kernel I get:
> ~$ apt-cache policy linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-21-generic
> linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-21-generic:
>   Installed: 2.6.24-21.33Dell1
>   Candidate: 2.6.24-21.33Dell1
>   Version table:
>  *** 2.6.24-21.33Dell1 0
>         500 http://ppa.launchpad.net hardy/main Packages
>         100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
>      2.6.24-21.33 0
>         500 http://zw.archive.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Packages
>
> Clearly indicating the package is from Dell. When can I expect the Dell
> "version" to show up? I have checked using  both main mirrors and my
> local mirrors without any difference.
>
> Kind regards,
> Sinclair
>
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Tom



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