If you have an Atheros device that does not work with madwifi, you will want to install the linux-backports -modules- intrepid- generic package, which includes an updated version of the ath5k driver. IMHO, we should be able to put the driver in a seperate package and use restricted-manager to pick the proper driver, but I’m not aware enough of how the internals work to know if we can fix it. I made working atheros ar over amd64 hardy with ndiswrapper, some tortouse, but work- first install the ndiswrapper and the xp64 driver, then basicaly I use this procedure when start X session:. The specs of the laptops are 1. Many Atheros chipsets will work correctly with the madwifi driver, but some newer chipsets may not, and the madwifi driver may not work with WPA authentication. Enter WEP key iwconfig ath0 key

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On Wed, Mar 26, at 2: Hello Dimitrios, yes I did, that was one of the first things that I have tried. Comment on this change optional. September 26th, 1. Add tags Tag help.

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Atheros AR wireless with madwifi on Ubuntu (Hardy heron) | Ubuntu Geek

I installed the Mandriva Daniel Miles ar50007 on This bug affects 16 people. The Eee PC has non-working wireless out of the box. There is usually a couple wires connected that function as the antenna.

Speed is approximately the same as with the wired port. If you have trouble let me know and i will try to help.

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Use the ath5k driver. What is wrong with it? On most laptops there is a door on the bottom that contains your wireless card.

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. While not installed by default, this linux-backports -modules- intrepid- generic package is included on the Ubuntu 8.

I have the new emachines D very Linux compatible! Do you have any idea which upda September 28th, 7. The AR is a problem for me though. It recognizes the adapter, but says it is disabled by wireless switch.

I’m changing the status back from “Fix Released” to “Confirmed” because the fix isn’t released in the Ubuntu l-r-m package.

I think ath5k is blacklisted in Intrepid so as not to interfere with the venerable madwifi which does not support atheros with the hal ubuntu shipped. The a5007 33 worked for my HP dv5 laptop.


Bryce Harrington bryce wrote on A blacklist prevents the native driver, ath5k in your case, from loading. As a side note, neither Mint nor Sidux could successfully configure the wireless NIC with ndiswrapper and the driver that came ubumtu the computer. Find an ethernet connection and using synaptic install linux-backports -modules- 2.

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

This is what I did to get mine working. Type in uubntu and post the output here. All times are GMT I hope that I comes also with the 3g usb modem support. So if some-one would liek to help me, that would be nice!! You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications.

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