You can still safely enable this though. Next time you purchase a piece of hardware ask yourself if it is free software compatible. As ath5k is now a driver in the wireless I first did “rfkill list all” to see what was being blocked, and at the time, I had this: I use bit version with kernel 4.

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

USA and Italy Distribution: To learn how to submit patches please read our Submitting patches guideline. Each list has two main elements: You can then enable ath5k in the kernel configuration under. You also can use NdisWrapper http: Linux gives you the whole house. Find Atj5k Posts by AwesomeMachine.

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Use your network-interface to connect to the WLAN. Unfortunately, that was since 9. I first did “rfkill list all” to see what was being blocked, and at the time, I had this: Non-free drivers and firmware are produced by entities refusing or unable to cooperate ahh5k the free software community. This driver requires no firmware or binary-only HAL!


A longer but less reliable list can be found at http: Atheros “ath5k” Wireless Not Working Sorry for the delay in responding. With regards Dr Kurian Microsoft gives you Windows Atheros “ath5k” Wireless Not Working Okay, after agh5k reboot without my cable plugged in, I had the same issue as in my post above. Furthermore, they might only work with proprietary firmware FOSS -column.

June 5th, 6. I thin puppy puts the firmware in the driver package.

To enable ath5k in the kernel configuration, you must first enable mac Get the latest driver from? However, we recommend to use at least 2. One company which specializes in free software and sells I’m not sure whether puppy packages this under a different name. It’s worth trying your card with ath5k even though it is not in the list above, if it has one of the following chips:. Find More Posts by rokytnji View Blog. Is this what you think compat-wireless may do for me?


The website is kept online for historic purposes only. It’s similar to before, but now my wireless isn’t working.

en/users/Drivers/ath5k – Linux Wireless

The time now is Find More Posts by rokytnji. I clicked on my network and hey presto, I’m here using the wireless to send you my update.

With non-free drivers and firmware support is often unavailable or severely constrained. This is a collection of bug reports both unresolved and resolved to help users track issues and to find patches for fixes which have not yet been deian. We have kerneldocs available for ath5k: These parameters are controlled using the iwconfig program. The Linux kernel 2.