Net died

Chris Ball cjb at
Sun May 2 16:08:20 EDT 2010


   > I have a XO-1.5 (C2 I think).  I logged out of my ssh account,
   > closed it up, took it to the airport, turned it on, and it
   > wouldn't find a wifi network.  Linux didn't see a network
   > interface, or even try to load libertas.  OFW's wlan test fails
   > because it doesn't find the card.
   > Maybe the card came unseated? Maybe this is a since-resolved
   > manufacturing problem? My screwdriver is six time zones away, so
   > I can't diagnose further right now.

Yeah, this'll be a known and since-fixed ESD problem.  Sorry!

We have some spare 8686 modules (they're detachable), so we can give
you an ESD-protected one to swap in when you get back.

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at>
One Laptop Per Child

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