[ubuntu] Ethernet not (quite) working with Dual Boot Windows/Precise

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I've got an Asus laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on separate partitions. Ethernet/wireless works fine if I do the following: 1. Boot into Windows (first thing in the morning) 2. Boot into Ubuntu (first thing in the morning or a long time after using windows) 3. Boot into Windows immediately after being in Ubuntu. However, if I have booted into Windows, shut down, and restart into Ubuntu (with only a short pause), something funny happens with the ethernet card, and I can't access the internet. In ifconfig, the only change is in the line RX packets, there will by some small number of (Hardware)