Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. Read this section on Atheros specifications and documentation. Rich rincebrain wrote on Thanks for all the testing and the feedback, especially against Karmic. Where can I get ath5k from??

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Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview sr5211 the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Install a program for linux called ndiswrapper, then use it to “wrap” the windows driver for your card. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

I can confirm this bug. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Changed in linux Ubuntu: If you are not familiar with git please check out our Linux wireless git-guide and the description of the development process. Developers are encouraged to linnux using the git repository.

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

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Read this section on Atheros specifications and documentation. Hardware encryption is enabled again, by sharing code with ath9k. The wireless-testing tree – this is where the latest code can be found and what the develpers work with.

Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license: Very choppy connection but it’s definitely a small improvement. I forgot to mention that my check for third-party drivers also returned no results.

en:users:drivers:ath5k [Linux Wireless]

I also tried other distros with both cards. Christiansen happylinux wrote ar521 Sometimes I get a connection but lose it after a few seconds.

I don’t think that the two drivers could have been simultaneously loaded, but if not, then I hold ath5k responsible for seriously confusing my hardware ARX on Acer Z. However I tried the ath5k driver again about 2 months ago and had the exact same problem, so I tried changing the channel on my AP to something that wasn’t being used by my neighbors and since then my connection has stayed relatively stable.

To enable ath5k in the kernel configuration, you must first enable mac We recommend to install the Linux wireless compatibility package if you are running this kernel and your internet connection is slow or unreliable. It’s worth trying your card with ath5k even lnux it is not in the list above, xr5211 it has one of the following chips:. I originally had madwifi-hal running with Hardy; when I installed Intrepid Alpha 6 as an upgrade, linx continued to work fine until my next restart, when ath5k was substituted.


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

Hi Christiansen, Thanks for all the testing and the feedback, especially against Karmic. Also the wireless card is recognized fine in Windows XP.

Where can I get ath5k from?? Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. We have kerneldocs available for ath5k: Please when submitting a bug report always include your card’s silicon revision for MAC and PHY chips, just look at your kernel log for a line like this oneā€¦ or.

The Linux wireless compatibility package – the most easy way to get and install the latest versions on all stable kernels.

ath_info(8) – Linux man page

This greatly improves performance in noisy environments. I tried booting into Vista spit! Before I changed the channel I would get association for a few seconds before losing it again ilnux most of the time it wouldn’t associate at all.