muszek wrote: * what's the chance that mint will have different drivers (that don't crash)?
* is it possible to dist-upgrade from Ubuntu 7.10?
1. Zero to none. However, the ipw3459 should be pretty stable, it might be something else that makes Ubuntu crash.
2. Nope. Mint forked from Edge (?), and since that have been an independent distro. Only way to switch is a clean install!