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Visit the Trac open source project at http: Another approach that I have been looking into is ndis for Linux.

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

Monitor mode and injection work perfect too. This is a list of the status of some open-source drivers for Experimental unofficial firmware patching [27].

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We recommend to install the Linux wireless compatibility package if you are running this kernel and your internet connection is slow or unreliable.


You can still safely enable this though. Developers are encouraged to work using the git repository. Alternatively you can use the Linux wireless compatibility package but please be sure to post patches in unified diff format diff -u.

ath5k – Debian Wiki

If yes, could you let me know the specifics. Yes Only up to 3. Please let me know. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. This system is based on Debian Etch 4. March Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Select Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver

I am a new bee, hence the kiddish questions. I’ll try and find out ahheros compatability of that card in another thread. Broadcom, This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. I would rather use that. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.

Comparison of open-source wireless drivers

Working on Ubuntu 7. If you need to reset your password, click here. New WLAN drivers on the upswing”.


Views Read Edit View history. 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. Ad-hoc Mode doesn’t work for me at all. We have kerneldocs available for ath5k: Crash because default kernel limit stack to 4k. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. The Linux wireless compatibility package – the most easy way to get and install the latest versions on all stable kernels. Works on the Acer Aspire if you reload the modules see http: A friend of mine suggested that you can get a How-to compile madwifi and the patch.