Acer Aspire G Edit Brad Figg brad-figg on The bug was originally reported against a fairly old kernel, so I’d like for you to test the most recent natty kernel to verify that your wifi still doesn’t work there. It was a ralink RT device ID – f: But today update manager upgraded the kernel to linux-image- 2.

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You’re seeing the dmesg output from the bluetooth key because the kernel does not know which key is represented by the scancode it received from athrros hardware.

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

Seth Forshee sforshee on The laptop does have a wireless button, but this has no effect on weather the wireless works or not the colours are normally orange with wifi off or blue for wifi on if this helps anyone.

I should have a test build for athegos soon.

a5r001 Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I think it will probably be a couple more weeks before any kernel update for natty gets released. So, to get it working, not permanently, but for right now just open a Terminal, type in Code:. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

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I can connect fine to an unsecured network but can’t connect to a secured network. I’m using Wicd with ath5k on Squeeze and everything works.

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I can tell you right now that you dont need new drivers. Post it on our forum!

Can you give the output of ‘rfkill list’ when you get the situation with the USB adapter? See full activity log.

See full activity log. Quick google search; http: Hi, same problem here, on a acer aspire with an Atheros AR wifi card. There may be wmi events that the driver just doesn’t know how to handle.

Speaking to the OP, this does not work, as explained above. Sorry for the delay, yes I had tried to just press the physical wifi button but it did not work it worked quite well to start this whole mess though. The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address ar50001 Awesome article that really helped me.

Thus changing the status to Fix Committed. Results 1 to 6 of 6. MacRules macrules wrote on I also note that the following patch went into the kernel between your working and non-working versions: When I woke up this morning, heard my laptop fan running because of a dialog box that needed attention, which in itself to me is a bug.


[ubuntu] Wifi drivers for Atheros AR on

Note that it will exit after about 5 seconds of no key events; you can make this longer with the -t option. This page explains the lspci command to find out Wireless driver chipset information under Linux.

Changed in linux Ubuntu: It seems more stable than before though. The only problem is it would only connect straight after boot-up – if I waited several seconds before switching the wifi on then the connection would fail as before, which suggests that something may be running that is blocking it.

That will help with diagnosing the hotkey problem. 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.

Trying to follow the discussion for this bug — I am curious why the acer-wmi driver does not load at all on this Acer Aspire laptop.