July 6th, 1. Sometimes Linux doesn’t automatically get the wireless cards going right away. So, I’m pretty sure I did something wrong. The driver supporting your card should be the ath5k driver which is in the mainline and linux-libre kernels. Does anybody know how to get the Atheros arx wireless adapter working under Debian Linux 5.

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I get ‘No scan results’ upon doing that command Chris. RX AssocResp from I’ve also tinkerering with network config files and kernel modules etc but to no avail. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

Install Atheros AR242x PCI Express Adapter

Whenever I try to connect to my home WiFi network with any of the network connection software that comes one the distribution I get an error. It has long since been abandoned, was never in the mainline kernel, and is now irrelevant. I deleted everything else and put in my ssid and psk and reran the code you gave before and got the following errors Code: Real identity is sent only within an encrypted TLS tunnel. I did also run the small code section from Praseodym early in the thread.


Well, restarting has re-enabled it, but the card still doesn’t seem to be able to find my wifi network If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. We see a “wlan0”, please update your question to describe your problem.

GNU/Linux Qualcomm Atheros AR242x AR542x ath5k wireless driver issues

How to get Atheros arx wireless adapter working under Debian Linux? If you are in Unity or Gnome from a terminal write: Switching the two antenna cables connected to the card one black, one white solved the issue for me. Join Date Jul Beans 3. It might lihux related to the digital restrictions?

Install Atheros ARx PCI Express Adapter

First off, thank you all for your help troubleshooting this matter. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. July 6th, 2.

I’m not sure where the problem lies, but the chipset isn’t as well supported as newer atheros chipsets but not all the newer ones, the I did uninstall Wicd before this, i do not know if that had anything to do with it root klapdoos: Any Help would be greatly appreciated. Tags for this Thread atherosconnectiontoshiba satellitewireless. Permission denied I don’t know of any alternative solutions, but advice is appreciated.


Find More Posts by schneidz. And one more, on the off chance, could the device have been disabled by a virus when the laptop was still running windoze? Count this as another reason why linux destroys Macs and MS! So, I’m pretty sure I did something wrong.

Please keep in mind that this is my first attempt to put linux on a computer and as such have very limited knowledge of the OS. Try running it from the ar242 I’ve tried all sorts of things but obviously on a live CD installing software is limited.