However, we recommend to use at least 2. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. On the internet, I found a few notes about these problems sorry, but I don’t seem to currently find the references to the web pages involved: There are one of two ways you should be able to test: However, some users have reported success, but could not confirm this. I downloaded the files you said but when i go into device manager to look for the wireless card, i dont see it, i havent been able to even get it to work once cuz it always freezes upon insertion.

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We have kerneldocs available for ath5k: Thanks for this posting so much. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites.

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

Worked with latest svn build Remove From My Forums. You don’t run a sys file.

Unlike the rest of my hardware, Windows refused to recognize my Atheros AR card. RX AssocResp from The driver is pre-installed in most current Linux distributions.


Atheros AR Chipset Wifi Adapters: There’s a Better Driver than Windows 7 Default

See full activity log. Alpha5 is set to be released Thursday Sept 4. This greatly improves performance in noisy environments. Works on HP dveg, openSuse How-to compile madwifi and the patch. Ex that I’m trying to get working for Linux. And low and behold.

It eliminated the BSOD errors and my random connection drops. I search a driver for this Card. Monday, January 12, Several tickets indicate this; no response was ever given. Browse to arheros folder you unpacked the driver to, and select the. Unknown device c rev 01 ,Subsystem: LW Atheros chipset and drivers from Sweex are absolutely not the ones as in this post, but I had to do something desperation As a result, the kernel team would appreciate it if you could please test this newer cipset.

I’m even confident enough that I’m typing this very message on this system now! The only driver i can install is that from Fujitsu Siemens. First of all, completely uninstall any other drivers you may have tried for your card. The system used to freeze after a few moments of surfing the web. Access Point Mode enabled in Linux 2.


The driver mentioned here being an Atheros driver should probably work with a wide variety of other Atheros cards too, Atheros implement a more or less ‘one size atherps all’ driver policy.

ath5k – Debian Wiki

I posted for help in a number of forums and all folks could tell me was that Atheros was garbage. I purchased a HP Wireless This system is based on Debian Etch 4. I tried the older version first – Same troubles: