New OS: Kubuntu 6.10
Ok, trying out Kubuntu on my new work laptop and I’m liking it quite a bit- the only problems I’ve had so far are with Hibernate (which I think is self- inflicted) and wireless stuff. I’ve figured out the wireless stuff and wanted to mention it for the people out there having the same troubles as I did. First up, a little info on my setup:
Model: IBM T42 (note, not the T42p, which is awesome, the crappier model)
OS: Kubuntu 6.10
Wireless NIC: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mini PCI Adapter (rev 04)
Wireless Driver: ipw2100 1.3
There are a lot of choices for network setup, and since I use WPA2 with PSK, I’m going to document that.
iface eth1 inet dhcp
#For WPA-PSK network
psk="my big secure passphrase"
options ipw2100 disable=0
and that was it- I spent time tinkering with all sorts of things, but I think this was all there was. If I get brave and re-do it next weekend, I’ll make sure to fully document the process.
While trying to get wireless working, I noticed that hibernation stopped working- I’m not sure what I did, but I’m pretty sure it’s my fault- it WAS working originally.
DOH, it helps if the swap partition is mounted so hibernation has someplace to store the data! it’s all working good now.