I am running 12.04 on an Asus EEEPC 1201n. Regularly, wifi connection is lost and there seems to be no way to get it back without a reboot. The same machine booted on WIN7 never fails.

I am at a loss, any ideas?

output from lspci :

07:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvA Wireless LAN     Controller (rev 10)
09:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR8132 Fast Ethernet (rev c0)

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It sounds like the wireless driver may be your problem which may be fixed in each new release of the kernel so I would recommend trying Ubuntu 12.10 to see if that helps...

Also here is a link for the latest 3.7 version of the kernel for 12.10:


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