Monday, July 11, 2011

ubuntu problems

so for the last while my wireless card has been acting up _sometimes_, on certain wireless networks but not others. I finally got a clue as to what might be going on: wireless N. It's an N card, but the driver/kernel stuff going on in ubuntu has a known problem with certain wireless cards.
Edited my modprobe.d/options.conf with the line:

options iwlagn 11n_disable=1 11n_disable50=1

and then (hopefully won't have to restart) ran:

sudo rmmod iwlagn
sudo modprobe iwlagn

And that seems to have improved things. So far.

#facepalms: like a lot. Until now. Hopefully.

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