Originally Posted by zim2dive
Its one thing for Ubuntu to not keep up with the drivers, up til now we've always been able to fill in that (sometimes glaring) gap. I'm still not clear as to how much harder Lucid has made our job w.r.t. keeping up with the latest drivers, which is why I think the instructions in this thread (and others like it) are vitally important so we can figure out whether this is a minor inconvenience or a major roadblock. (I begin to feel like ubuntu thinks I must have AOL as my ISP)
Perhaps it will be time to move on to some other distro... will have to wait and see.
As long as you can install the driver manually, there is no reason to move on, when thats not possible and we would be forced to accept older drivers without any other resort, thats the time to look elsewhere.