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benon
April 11th, 2009, 11:15 PM
i was doing well with ubuntu till my wire less stopped. details follow. sorry if i may have put in lots of unwanted stuff. just trying to follow the wireless- problem- posting- guide.
benon@benon-laptop:~$ lspci

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub (rev 0c)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 02)
00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5 (rev 02)
00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 02)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 02)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 02)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 6 (rev 02)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev f2)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
03:01.0 CardBus bridge: Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev ba)

benon@benon-laptop:~$ iwlist scan
lo Interface doesn't support scanning.

eth0 Interface doesn't support scanning.

benon@benon-laptop:~$ lsb_release -d
Description: Ubuntu 8.04.2
benon@benon-laptop:~$ uname -mr
2.6.24-23-generic i686
benon@benon-laptop:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart
* Reconfiguring network interfaces...

benon@benon-laptop:~$ sudo lshw -c network
Hardware Lister (lshw) - B.02.12.01
usage: lshw [-format] [-options ...]
lshw -version

-version print program version (B.02.12.01)

format can be
-html output hardware tree as HTML
-xml output hardware tree as XML
-short output hardware paths
-businfo output bus information

options can be
-class CLASS only show a certain class of hardware
-C CLASS same as '-class CLASS'
-disable TEST disable a test (like pci, isapnp, cpuid, etc. )
-enable TEST enable a test (like pci, isapnp, cpuid, etc. )
-quiet don't display status
-sanitize sanitize output (remove sensitive information like serial numbers, etc.)

benon@benon-laptop:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

benon@benon-laptop:~$ ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:21:70:8a:32:19
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:2229659600 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
Interrupt:220 Base address:0x2000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
RX packets:1614 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:1614 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:80700 (78.8 KB) TX bytes:80700 (78.8 KB)
benon@benon-laptop:~$ sudo lshw
[sudo] password for benon:
benon-laptop
description: Portable Computer
product: Vostro A860
vendor: Dell Inc.
serial: D1DJ6H1
width: 32 bits
capabilities: smbios-2.4 dmi-2.4
configuration: boot=normal chassis=portable uuid=44454C4C-3100-1044-804A-C4C04F364831
*-core
description: Motherboard
product: 0Y487G
vendor: Dell Inc.
physical id: 0
serial: .D1DJ6H1.CN486438A92675.
*-firmware
description: BIOS
vendor: Dell Inc.
physical id: 0
version: A00 (08/15/2008)
size: 64KiB
capacity: 1984KiB
capabilities: isa pci pcmcia pnp upgrade shadowing cdboot bootselect int13floppy720 int5printscreen int9keyboard int14serial int17printer int10video acpi usb agp smartbattery biosbootspecification netboot
*-cpu
description: CPU
product: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2390 @ 1.86GHz
vendor: Intel Corp.
physical id: 400
bus info: cpu@0
version: 6.15.13
serial: 0000-06FD-0000-0000-0000-0000
slot: Microprocessor
size: 800MHz
capacity: 800MHz
width: 64 bits
clock: 133MHz
capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx x86-64 constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts pni monitor ds_cpl est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr lahf_lm cpufreq
configuration: id=0
*-cache:0
description: L1 cache
physical id: 700
size: 32KiB
capacity: 32KiB
capabilities: internal write-back data
*-cache:1
description: L2 cache
physical id: 701
size: 1MiB
capacity: 1MiB
clock: 66MHz (15.0ns)
capabilities: pipeline-burst internal varies unified
*-logicalcpu:0
description: Logical CPU
physical id: 0.1
width: 64 bits
capabilities: logical
*-logicalcpu:1
description: Logical CPU
physical id: 0.2
width: 64 bits
capabilities: logical
*-memory
description: System Memory
physical id: 1000
slot: System board or motherboard
size: 2GiB
*-bank:0
description: DIMM DDR Synchronous 800 MHz (1.2 ns)
product: HYMP112S64CP6-S6
vendor: AD00000000000000
physical id: 0
serial: 00003218
slot: DIMM_A
size: 1GiB
width: 64 bits
clock: 800MHz (1.2ns)
*-bank:1
description: DIMM DDR Synchronous 667 MHz (1.5 ns)
product: JM667QSJ-1G
vendor: 7F4F000000000000
physical id: 1
serial: 0003624D
slot: DIMM_B
size: 1GiB
width: 64 bits
clock: 667MHz (1.5ns)
*-pci
description: Host bridge
product: Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 100
bus info: pci@0000:00:00.0
version: 0c
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
configuration: driver=agpgart-intel module=intel_agp
*-display:0 UNCLAIMED
description: VGA compatible controller
product: Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 2
bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
version: 0c
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: msi pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list
configuration: latency=0
*-display:1 UNCLAIMED
description: Display controller
product: Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 2.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:02.1
version: 0c
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
configuration: latency=0
*-usb:0
description: USB Controller
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1a
bus info: pci@0000:00:1a.0
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0 module=uhci_hcd
*-usb:1
description: USB Controller
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1a.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:1a.1
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0 module=uhci_hcd
*-usb:2
description: USB Controller
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1a.7
bus info: pci@0000:00:1a.7
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm debug ehci bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ehci_hcd latency=0 module=ehci_hcd
*-multimedia
description: Audio device
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1b
bus info: pci@0000:00:1b.0
version: 02
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=HDA Intel latency=0 module=snd_hda_intel
*-pci:0
description: PCI bridge
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1c
bus info: pci@0000:00:1c.0
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci pciexpress msi pm normal_decode bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=pcieport-driver
*-pci:1
description: PCI bridge
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 2
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1c.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:1c.1
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci pciexpress msi pm normal_decode bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=pcieport-driver
*-network UNCLAIMED
description: Network controller
product: AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter
vendor: Atheros Communications Inc.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:0c:00.0
version: 01
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix bus_master cap_list
configuration: latency=0
*-pci:2
description: PCI bridge
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 6
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1c.5
bus info: pci@0000:00:1c.5
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci pciexpress msi pm normal_decode bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=pcieport-driver
*-network
description: Ethernet interface
product: RTL8101E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:09:00.0
logical name: eth0
version: 02
serial: 00:21:70:8a:32:19
capacity: 1GB/s
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.2LK duplex=half latency=0 link=no module=r8169 multicast=yes port=twisted pair
*-usb:3
description: USB Controller
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.0
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0 module=uhci_hcd
*-usb:4
description: USB Controller
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.1
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0 module=uhci_hcd
*-usb:5
description: USB Controller
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d.2
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.2
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: uhci bus_master
configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0 module=uhci_hcd
*-usb:6
description: USB Controller
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1d.7
bus info: pci@0000:00:1d.7
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm debug ehci bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ehci_hcd latency=0 module=ehci_hcd
*-pci:3
description: PCI bridge
product: 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1e
bus info: pci@0000:00:1e.0
version: f2
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pci subtractive_decode bus_master cap_list
*-pcmcia
description: CardBus bridge
product: RL5c476 II
vendor: Ricoh Co Ltd
physical id: 1
bus info: pci@0000:03:01.0
version: ba
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pcmcia bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=yenta_cardbus latency=176 maxlatency=5 mingnt=128 module=yenta_socket
resources: iomemory:b00704030-b0070402f
*-firewire
description: FireWire (IEEE 1394)
product: R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller
vendor: Ricoh Co Ltd
physical id: 1.1
bus info: pci@0000:03:01.1
version: 04
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm ohci bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ohci1394 latency=64 maxlatency=4 mingnt=2 module=ohci1394
*-system:0
description: SD Host controller
product: R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro Host Adapter
vendor: Ricoh Co Ltd
physical id: 1.2
bus info: pci@0000:03:01.2
version: 21
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=sdhci latency=64 module=sdhci
*-system:1
description: System peripheral
product: R5C843 MMC Host Controller
vendor: Ricoh Co Ltd
physical id: 1.3
bus info: pci@0000:03:01.3
version: 11
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=ricoh-mmc latency=64 module=ricoh_mmc
*-isa
description: ISA bridge
product: 82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1f
bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.0
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: isa bus_master cap_list
configuration: latency=0
*-ide
description: IDE interface
product: 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA IDE Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1f.2
bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.2
logical name: scsi0
logical name: scsi1
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: ide pm bus_master cap_list emulated
configuration: driver=ata_piix latency=0 module=ata_piix
*-disk
description: ATA Disk
product: WDC WD1600BEVT-7
vendor: Western Digital
physical id: 0
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/sda
version: 11.0
serial: WD-WXCX08613578
size: 149GiB (160GB)
capabilities: partitioned partitioned:dos
configuration: ansiversion=5 signature=00000080
*-volume:0
description: EXT3 volume
vendor: Linux
physical id: 1
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,1
logical name: /dev/sda1
logical name: /
logical name: /dev/.static/dev
version: 1.0
serial: 5cd58f20-57ee-4369-a104-ee6bbe118e56
size: 143GiB
capacity: 143GiB
capabilities: primary bootable journaled extended_attributes large_files huge_files recover ext3 ext2 initialized
configuration: created=2009-03-07 06:34:55 filesystem=ext3 modified=2009-04-09 19:44:09 mount.fstype=ext3 mount.options=rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro,data=ordered mounted=2009-04-09 19:32:54 state=mounted
*-volume:1
description: Extended partition
physical id: 2
bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,2
logical name: /dev/sda2
size: 5906MiB
capacity: 5906MiB
capabilities: primary extended partitioned partitioned:extended
*-logicalvolume
description: Linux swap / Solaris partition
physical id: 5
logical name: /dev/sda5
capacity: 5906MiB
capabilities: nofs
*-cdrom
description: DVD-RAM writer
product: DVD+-RW TS-L633A
vendor: TSSTcorp
physical id: 1
bus info: scsi@1:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/cdrom
logical name: /dev/dvd
logical name: /dev/scd0
logical name: /dev/sr0
version: D300
capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r dvd-ram
configuration: ansiversion=5 status=open
*-serial UNCLAIMED
description: SMBus
product: 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 1f.3
bus info: pci@0000:00:1f.3
version: 02
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
configuration: latency=0
*-scsi
physical id: 1
bus info: usb@7:1
logical name: scsi2
capabilities: emulated scsi-host
configuration: driver=usb-storage
*-disk
description: SCSI Disk
product: Pen Drive
vendor: eFortune
physical id: 0.0.0
bus info: scsi@2:0.0.0
logical name: /dev/sdb
version: 1.00
size: 2008MiB (2105MB)
capabilities: removable
*-medium
physical id: 0
logical name: /dev/sdb
size: 2008MiB (2105MB)
capabilities: partitioned partitioned:dos
configuration: signature=49e2a461
*-volume
description: Windows FAT volume
vendor: MSDOS5.0
physical id: 1
logical name: /dev/sdb1
logical name: /media/DR BENO
version: FAT16
serial: b8ec-26f5
size: 2006MiB
capacity: 2007MiB
capabilities: primary fat initialized
configuration: FATs=2 filesystem=fat mount.fstype=vfat mount.options=rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,uid=1000,fm ask=0077,dmask=0077,codepage=cp437,iocharset=iso88 59-1,shortname=mixed,utf8 state=mounted
*-battery
product: DELL X612G89
vendor: Samsung SDI
physical id: 1
slot: Sys. Battery Bay
capacity: 44000mWh
configuration: voltage=11.1V
benon@benon-laptop:~$

benon@benon-laptop:~$ mod
The program 'mod' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing:
benon@benon-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install monodoc-base
[sudo] password for benon:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libdvbpsi4 libraptor1 plib1.8.4c2
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
lynx
The following NEW packages will be installed:
lynx monodoc-base
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 198 not upgraded.
Need to get 1592kB of archives.
After this operation, 6369kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
Err http://ug.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main lynx 2.8.6-2ubuntu2
Could not resolve 'ug.archive.ubuntu.com'
Err http://ug.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main monodoc-base 1.2.6-1ubuntu2
Could not resolve 'ug.archive.ubuntu.com'
Failed to fetch http://ug.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/lynx/lynx_2.8.6-2ubuntu2_i386.deb Could not resolve 'ug.archive.ubuntu.com'
Failed to fetch http://ug.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/monodoc/monodoc-base_1.2.6-1ubuntu2_all.deb Could not resolve 'ug.archive.ubuntu.com'
E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?

searched forums with no success. any help will be appreciated.