Kernel.org: 5.1.10
sid (unstable): 4.19.37-3
buster (testing): 4.19.37-3
stretch (stable): 4.9.168-1+deb9u2
jessie (oldstable): 3.16.68-1

Debian GNU/Linux device driver check & report

DELL: Inspiron 1440

PCI IDWorks?VendorDeviceDriverKernel
80862a40YesIntel CorporationMobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hubintel-agp
80862a42YesIntel CorporationMobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controlleri915
80862a43Intel CorporationMobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
80862937Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4
80862938Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5
80862939Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #6
8086293cIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2
8086293eYesIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controllersnd-hda-intel
80862940Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 1
80862942Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 2
80862944Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 3
80862948Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 5
80862934Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1
80862935Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2
80862936Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3
8086293aIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1
80862448YesIntel Corporation82801 Mobile PCI Bridgei810_rng
80862919YesIntel CorporationICH9M LPC Interface Controllerlpc_ichv2.6.28-
80862928YesIntel Corporation82801IBM/IEM (ICH9M/ICH9M-E) 2 port SATA Controller [IDE mode]ata_piixv2.6.25-
80862930YesIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) SMBus Controlleri2c_i801v2.6.25-
8086292dYesIntel Corporation82801IBM/IEM (ICH9M/ICH9M-E) 2 port SATA Controller [IDE mode]ata_piix
10ec8136YesRealtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controllerr8169
14e44315YesBroadcom CorporationBCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHYssb
PCI IDWorks?VendorDeviceDriverKernel
80862a40YesIntel CorporationMobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hubintel-agp
80862a42YesIntel CorporationMobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controlleri915
80862a43Intel CorporationMobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
80862937Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4
80862938Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5
80862939Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #6
8086293cIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2
8086293eYesIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controllersnd-hda-intel
80862940Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 1
80862942Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 2
80862944Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 3
80862948Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 5
80862934Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1
80862935Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2
80862936Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3
8086293aIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1
80862448YesIntel Corporation82801 Mobile PCI Bridgei810_rng
80862919YesIntel CorporationICH9M LPC Interface Controllerlpc_ichv2.6.28-
80862929YesIntel Corporation82801IBM/IEM (ICH9M/ICH9M-E) 4 port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]ahciv2.6.25-
80862930YesIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) SMBus Controlleri2c_i801v2.6.25-
10ec8136YesRealtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controllerr8169
14e44315YesBroadcom CorporationBCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHYssb
PCI IDWorks?VendorDeviceDriverKernel
80862a40YesIntel CorporationMobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hubintel-agp
80862a42YesIntel CorporationMobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controlleri915
80862a43Intel CorporationMobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
80862937Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4
80862938Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #5
80862939Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #6
8086293cIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2
8086293eYesIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controllersnd-hda-intel
80862940Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 1
80862942Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 2
80862944Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 3
80862948Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 5
80862934Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1
80862935Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2
80862936Intel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3
8086293aIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1
80862448YesIntel Corporation82801 Mobile PCI Bridgei810_rng
80862919YesIntel CorporationICH9M LPC Interface Controllerlpc_ichv2.6.28-
80862929YesIntel Corporation82801IBM/IEM (ICH9M/ICH9M-E) 4 port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]ahciv2.6.25-
80862930YesIntel Corporation82801I (ICH9 Family) SMBus Controlleri2c_i801v2.6.25-
10ec8136YesRealtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controllerr8169
168c002aYesQualcomm AtherosAR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)ath9k

168c002a - AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)
It's current driver,ath9k ,disconnects a lot from any wireless networks and some times it can't connect again for some period of time.
When my laptop returns from a suspend mode, I a can't search for networks until I restart it or enter the following commands:
sudo rmmod ath9k
sudo modprobe ath9k
I found using 'wicd' to establish wireless network connection a way better then using 'Network Manager'.
By the way, I am using Ubuntu 9.10 with 2.6.31.16 kernel.
 (2009-12-22T00:45:10+00:00)