No modem after kernel upgrade - again...

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 01:25:52 CST 2008


A week it took, will try and remember next time...

Sinclair
Tom Chiverton wrote:
> 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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