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....

Sinclair

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
>>
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