This bug has kept my thinkpad at home off the net for a couple of days.

I had to boot a Live-CD. Mount my hard drive in write mode. chroot, run aptitude and install pump.

pump -i iface

Gets you back into action.

I have been a fool. The reason why my network was not working, is that my wireless and ethernet interface swapped around. I am such a moron.


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