Many Atheros chipsets will work correctly with the madwifi driver, but some newer chipsets may not, and the madwifi driver may not work with WPA authentication. What is wrong with it? Acer Aspire laptop and Atheros Communications Inc. Dear Alfo, Thank you so much! I failed to mention my other findings on the atheros wireless.

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ZyDAS ZD1211/ZD1211B and Atheros AR5007UG devices

I can’t get it to work until I wipe the drive and reinstall Ubuntu 8. They hope linnux 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. It builds on Hardy after I built a new version of madwifi-tools 1: Enter WEP key iwconfig ath0 key I failed to mention my other findings on the atheros wireless. That driver is not included in Ubuntu yet, even in backports, but it is included in Ubuntu-eee.


A patch is available from the madwifi website: The information about this bug in Launchpad is automatically pulled daily from the remote bug. I did get the wifi working using ath5k easily with Sidux now fully dist-upgraded but performance is terrible. Arconww – Great thanks! I only have a wireless connection.

I Attach one script to do, simply run with: All I get is touchpad drivers. Page 1 of 2.

Install WIFI for Acer (Atheros AREG)

Its a step in the right direction though. Originally Posted by kdogg69er i am using wireless, i use a laptop.

Atjeros here trying to add weight to getting this in for Hardy. Giacomo, I suppose your eee pc doesn’t contain an Atheros wifi card, like mine.

Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. All times are GMT Comment on this change optional. Installing the linux-modules- backports- intrepid package has been reliable for me. Also, I’m working from a clean install on this.

Visit athero following links: I tested on EeePC Jaunty alfa 4 may be it was alfa 3??? Elaborate on this as much as possible. Ben Collins ben-collins on Status in “linux- restricted- modules- 2.


Having a problem logging in? I am a Linux newbie and I didn’t know lspci command, so Linyx was basing myself on this page https: If it doesn’t, BT4 has a how-to to get it working: Atheros card works fine [not sure about Intrepid]! Thanks first, however, I did it as well, unfortunately it does not work.

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

Specify WEP key is open or shared. Join our community today! Andrew Paulin trash-eighty wrote on