[ILUG-BOM] wired internet still not working on Acer Aspire One with Kubuntu 8.10

Rony gnulinuxist at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 22:22:40 IST 2009

Sanjay Singhvi wrote:
> Dear All,
>      I finally found this piece of information at the
> http://help.ubuntu.com/community/AspireOne site. It says :
> Note Kernel 2.6.27-11 breaks the wired ethernet interface. Bug 313866
> has been verified: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/313866 Add
> to the information to help. Revert to an earlier kernel to fix the
> wired interface for now.
> However, I managed to crash my laptop while trying out various ways to
> fix the problem. I am told by the Acer people that it is probably only
> a corruption of the BIOS and will have to start from putting in a new
> BIOS. But when I have my Kubuntu intrepid up, I will remember to
> revert to an earlier version of the kernel. Hope this helps others who
> have the Acer Aspire One.
What exactly has crashed? Sometimes the little guy overheats if not 
ventilated properly, otherwise it should work fine. Do you have the 0.3 
or 1.3 MP webcam? Mine is 0.3.




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