Ubuntu Hardy 8.04.2 kernel update revisited

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 01:28:31 CDT 2009

Hi Josh,
thanks - but the problem was sorted a while ago and the post you refer 
to is actually inserted by me....


Josh Fox wrote:
> Sinclair,
> I found out recently that if you update your repositories, including the 
> Dell PPA, in Hardy, you can install dkms followed by hsfmodem-base-dkms. 
> This will update the modem and sound drivers for any updated kernel you 
> boot into including 2.6.24-24.
> You can read the forum post I saw this in at 
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7508724
> Hope this helps.
> ~Josh Fox
> O. Sinclair wrote:
>> O. Sinclair wrote:
>>> Running Kubuntu Hardy 8.04.2 on Vostro 1400/inspiron 1420 I have a 
>>> kernel update "in the pipeline". However, having learnt from previous 
>>> experiences of disappearing sound and/or modem after upgrade I have 
>>> checked that the linux-ubuntu-modules package relating to new kernel 
>>> is supplied by Dell - which it is not.
>>> Anyone knows when/if Dell will release to the ppa repo a 
>>> ubuntu-modules for the new kernel 2.6.24-24?
>> bump, as they say in forums. Noone from Dell knows if a new l-u-m 
>> package is in pipeline or not or if it is no longer needed or what?
>> Sinclair
>> _______________________________________________
>> Linux-Desktops mailing list
>> Linux-Desktops at lists.us.dell.com
>> https://lists.us.dell.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-desktops
>> Please read the FAQ at http://lists.us.dell.com/faq

More information about the Linux-Desktops mailing list