Fixing this would require removing lots of cruft and structural changes in the firmware. It was kind of a long shot to expect someone to go shopping for a WiFi adapter me anyways. Enable these options in your kernel config. I’m pretty confident now that you’ve actually interacted that you’re not a spammer, but you can see how it might appear that way at first. Thanks for the feedback Seth.

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The needed firmware is already included in the package linux-firmware. Enable these options in your kernel config. Except where otherwise noted, content on this wiki is licensed under the following license: The firmware can be obtained from firmware tree. Creative Commons Attribution 4. Two down votes within seconds, but someone up votes the question with the person right above me who can’t get his wifi card to work due to chipset issues lol Sidebar Users main page.

The archives for the old ath9k-devel list, which was closed inare available here. PowerSave is not properly supported yet. I went ahead and removed the link. AR based cards operate by default in USB Mass storage mode and have to be ‘switched’ to wireless mode on plugging in.


Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. According to the kernel. We get questions pretty often that are “something something problem.

CONFIG_ATH9K: Atheros 802.11n wireless cards support

This firmware is now opento contribute check out: Processing multicast frames has to be fixed MultiRateRetry etc. On the webpage you will find more details about supported and unsupported features, as well as downloadlinks and configuration. AP mode works only with up to 7 stations due to a firmware limitation. It was kind of a long shot to expect someone to atherow shopping for a WiFi adapter me anyways. This could vary among distributions, so check your distro’s policies if loading of the firmware fails.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Please do report bugs, crashes, weird behavior and other general tantrums thrown by the driver. Ahheros this guide to use the wireless-testing tree directly.

Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_ATH9K: Atheros n wireless cards support

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Using only one VIF Virtual Interface running in AP mode would be a good idea for now, multiple interface support has not been tested extensively. This firmware is now opento contribute check out:.

Or you can use compat-wireless to get the driver. athdros

Most distros will already have it enabled. I’m trying to find one locally today and would like to avoid having to troubleshoot to get it working. Thanks for the feedback Seth. It is a rebadged v2. Alternately you can download it from here: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policy atheors, and our Terms of Service.

That makes sense now that you explain it like that. The driver is a default driver in Ubuntu