Dell Latitude 43xx wireless card not handled correctly.

Bug #137829 reported by zeddock on 2007-09-06
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-restricted-modules-2.6.22 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Install fresh Ubuntu. (Gusty in my case.)
Look in Network Manager or Wicd to find no wireless networks seen when they are available.
Restricted Manager knows that a firmware fix could help but the Browse Local button does nothing.
The Download button downloads something and then just sits there.
On a reboot there is still no wireless found even though they are available.

This bug is similar to 137828 in that the proper handling of these issues was not addressed, even in Feisty. Now we are here on the edges of a Gusty release and these cards are still not handled properly.

I am using a Latitude D800 and know of many still in the workplace at US Gov installations. Please give these two cards your attention?



The Dell project is used only to track supported platforms. However, this issue will still be investigated by Ubuntu kernel team.

Changed in dell:
status: New → Invalid
Daniel T Chen (crimsun) wrote :

This bug should be alleviated via 8.04.1 or 8.10. Please confirm.

Changed in linux-restricted-modules-2.6.22:
status: New → Incomplete
Bryce Harrington (bryce) wrote :

We're closing this bug since it is has been some time with no response from the original reporter. However, if the issue still exists please feel free to reopen with the requested information. Also, if you could, please test against the latest development version of Ubuntu, since this confirms the bug is one we may be able to pass upstream for help.

Changed in linux-restricted-modules-2.6.22:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
Changed in somerville:
status: New → Invalid
no longer affects: dell
Timothy R. Chavez (timrchavez) wrote :

The bug task for the somerville project has been removed by an automated script. This bug has been cloned on that project and is available here:

no longer affects: somerville
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