Installing Windows drivers via ndiswrapper reportedly fails. It turns out I had the latest version of linux-backports -modules- wireless- karmic- generic, and my wifi still wasn’t working with ath5k. October 1st, 7. Having a problem logging in? No Works on The fault seems to be related to an error in loading the firmware which is present in the hotplug firmware folder.

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According to this wiki page: However, once the upgrade happened, the madwifi drivers were removed, and ath5k wasn’t able to take over the wireless function. Kernel driver in use: If the issue still remains even after this, I’d encourage you to also try installing the latest compat-wireless stack from upstream – http: Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Find More Posts by Timothy Miller.

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I’m on a wired connection right now, so I removed all traces of madwifi I could find. Then save the file and reboot. Find More Posts by Ascor. I know that my wifi card uses the acx drivers. Launchpad couldn’t import bug from Linux Kernel Bug Tracker. No Doesn’t work “out of the box” but you can install the drivers following this instructions.


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I don’t want to have to move the comp. Alternatively, if you have oinux installed which you do, if you have the gui installedit’s probably taking management of the wireless for itself, you could try running nmtui to configure it using network-manager. Works out of the box Precise. Anything is fair game.

Transfer rate from shared hard drive 1. Hello everyone, I’ve freshly installed debian 8 jessie on my machine. Slight driver buginess results in occasional connection drop-outs. Linux – Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking. No Works on I’d suggest you open an upstream new bug in bugzilla.

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Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions After that it works. Works with aircrack after patching. That’s why drives which you can get are for the old kernels and haven’t been updated then. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.

Once I fixed these, the wireless started working. Connection speed average is slow and fluctuates.

If anybody has any ideas, they are appreciated.