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gavinUK
June 7th, 2009, 07:03 AM
Hi

I have tried the live 9.04 version on my Dell 1330, there is still no wireless. If I upgrade from 7.10 to 9.04 will it still retain the ndis wrapper stuff I had to type in to get wireless to work on version 7.10. I don't really want to have to do all the ndis stuff again if it gets rid of it.

thanks

Gavin

Jazzy_Jeff
June 7th, 2009, 07:07 AM
I would recommend doing a clean install. A lot of times if you try and upgrade things go wrong. I would backup anything that is important to you.

QIII
June 7th, 2009, 07:09 AM
I'm not sure if there is an upgrade path from Gutsy directly to Jaunty.

Steelmourne
June 7th, 2009, 08:09 AM
As the help file says, you can only upgrade to the newest release by upgrading to the second oldest release first (8.10), unless its a LTS release. What wireless card are you having problems with?

Sef
June 7th, 2009, 12:48 PM
1)
If I upgrade from 7.10 to 9.04....

You will need to upgrade from 7.10 to 8.04 to 8.10 to 9.04.

2)
As the help file says, you can only upgrade to the newest release by upgrading to the second oldest release first (8.10), unless its a LTS release.

Not quite correct. See #1.

3)
I'm not sure if there is an upgrade path from Gutsy directly to Jaunty.

There is not.

4)
I would recommend doing a clean install. A lot of times if you try and upgrade things go wrong. I would backup anything that is important to you.

Before doing a clean install or an upgrade, back your files. There are no 100% guarantees that all will go well.

gavinUK
June 23rd, 2009, 12:27 PM
Thanks for the info guys, my wireless card by the way is,
Broadcom Corporation BCM94311MCG wlan mini-PCI (rev 01)

cheers

Gavin