Ubuntu 7.04/Issues/e1000 driver does not recognize network controller

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<br>'''Systems Affected:''' Dimension 530n.
<br>'''Systems Affected:''' Dimension 530n.
<br>'''Impact:''' No wired network connectivity.
<br>'''Impact:''' No wired network connectivity.
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<br>'''Workaround:''' Install new e1000 driver and upgrade kernel to 2.6.20-16.
 
<br>'''Fix:''' Upgrade to 2.6.20-16 kernel and install the latest linux-backports-modules package from the Ubuntu 7.04 repositories.<br>
<br>'''Fix:''' Upgrade to 2.6.20-16 kernel and install the latest linux-backports-modules package from the Ubuntu 7.04 repositories.<br>

Latest revision as of 17:54, 4 September 2007


Description: Network driver e1000 does not recognize Intel network controller.
Systems Affected: Dimension 530n.
Impact: No wired network connectivity.
Fix: Upgrade to 2.6.20-16 kernel and install the latest linux-backports-modules package from the Ubuntu 7.04 repositories.

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