A lot to learn. There’s lots I need to figure out in Trisquel yet as I try to set it up for daily use. Like my hardware would die one day but would not be put out to pasture because of software upgrades. I ended up getting a ThinkPad X60s anyway ’cause I wanted support for coreboot and it works just fine. Login or register to post comments 15 replies [ Last post ]. Trying a newer kernel can’t hurt. At one time, that Atheros card should have worked.

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Thank you both for trying to help. You are logged in as. Many other devices, computers, phones, etc.

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The best part is the thing is so small it hardly matters, no cords, antennas and so on. Qualcomm Atheros AR How can things ever get ironed out that way? Quite a few WiFi bugs on “deauthenticating” also a long link but it should work copy and paste: Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: Thank You for Submitting a Reply,!


This file describes the network interfaces nid on your system and how to activate them. If anything else was connected then DHCP didn’t work for me.

Please submit your review for WLan Driver Ni I did see some that appeared to be similar to my situation, but no solutions that worked for me.

Just looking for a free software laptop experience similar to the corporate OS’s, but without the bloat and spyware and so on. Sexually explicit or offensive language. That said I’m not sure this is the problem your having. Thanks, I hadn’t thought of that! It did for other people, for years they say.

Can’t get Qualcomm Atheros AR5212 802.11abg NIC to work

I am not a coder so I can only guess at this. Login or create an account to post a review. Abv some Atheros 5K RF MACs, the madwifi driver loads buts fails to correctly initialize the hardware, leaving it in a state from which ath5k cannot recover.

I think the ath5k driver project ended in The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Each of the kernels were slightly different in dmesg listings and the listings themselves were a little different because of this router which has dual bands, etc.


When I test the other router I will try it with the various kernels, just in case. At one time, that Atheros card should have worked.

I am a member! Temporarily freezing it up and so on. Also will check the dd-wrt forum. Many people had the error messages I had shown earlier and it seemed to start for nearly everyone at the point of an upgrade.

Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5212 802.11abg NIC

Advertisements or commercial links. I have tested ath5k wireless cards as we have a batch and they worked fine a year or two ago. Look for my order shortly for one of those USB Wifi nubs. I’d like to know what happens if there are no other devices connected reboot the router for good measure as well and then try with ahg the laptop using the base station. And speed has improved noticably. To prevent this condition, stop madwifi from loading by default.