Max Bowsher maxb wrote on The driver is pre-installed in most current Linux distributions. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. Andreas Jonsson sonofjon wrote on You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

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Hardware encryption is enabled again, by sharing code with ath9k. As this could be a bit of a show stopper for people to move to Ubuntu.

Atheros 802.11a/bg PCI/PCI-E devices (ath5k)

Rich rincebrain wrote on Could you give me the exact specs. Modules loaded in Jaunty Edit 4.

As stated in Bugyou should install linux-backport- modules. Christiansen happylinux wrote on Can you try to disable Atheros proprietary drivers, as indicated in bug ?

Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. We recommend to install the Linux wireless compatibility package if you are running this kernel and your internet connection is slow or unreliable. Lorenco Trichardt trichalo wrote on With ath5k the device was linx as wmaster0 and was inaccessible to iwconfig et al.


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If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. On upgrading to Intrepid, it no longer works. Before I changed the channel I would get association for a few seconds before losing it again and most of the time it wouldn’t associate at all.

CONFIG_ATH5K: Atheros 5xxx wireless cards support

I am able to hit esc during boot and switch back to 2. Where can I get ath5k from?? I seem to have the same situation as Christiansen on my Thinkpad T Before that Libux encryption was disabled in AP mode due to bugs in the ath5k key handling. To learn how to submit patches please read our Submitting patches guideline.

Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_ATH5K: Atheros 5xxx wireless cards support

It is relatively stable, however I do lose connection every minutes without losing association with the AP. Lorenco Trichardt trichalo on Nominated for Karmic by Ag5211.

I have also tried connecting to my router with Network manager and WiCd, but had similar disapointing experiences with those when using ath5k can see available networks but cannot connect. I’ll try and find out the compatability of that card in another thread. Please let me know.


Wireless Atheros ar chipset not recognized by Fedora or KnoppixSTD

The lonux now is I hit exactly the same thing this evening after upgrading 2. See full activity log. For info, please visit http: Very choppy connection but it’s definitely a small improvement. The Linux kernel from version 2. Also the wireless card is recognized fine in Windows XP.

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