I clicked on my network, but it just wouldn’t work. Ar5k treated each version of the card differently, while ath5k-driver instead has generalized functions for card operations. Slaby used git to store his work. Sidebar Users main page. The Linux wireless compatibility package – the most easy way to get and install the latest versions on all stable kernels. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

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For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Also, why does my “rfkill list all” command not show me anything any more? 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: They hope these 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.


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: Email Required, but never shown.

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

In Madwifi-SVN, there is a another area where a derivative of ar5k is maintained. I could see the other wireless networks, but pressing my switch did nothing. It couldn’t connect eventually asked for my password.

Ath5, corresponds primarily to arreg. Read this section on Atheros specifications and documentation. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I’m sure I’m missing something, somewhere.

However, we recommend to use at least 2. I pushed the wireless toggle button on my laptop, and then I saw the list of the other available networks including my own. I clicked on my network and hey presto, I’m here ahh5k the wireless to send you my update. Originally Posted by rimix2.

You do not need this. June 6th, 9. Any thoughts on this?

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. But if I unplug the wired, then reboot, I have no wireless. SFLC has determined that the changes made by the Madwifi and Linux Wireless developers to generate ath5k-driver constitute copyrightable work derived from the original ar5k sources.



The time now is The time now is Atheros “ath5k” Wireless Not Working Hello. OnWrieless Kossifidis posted to a mailing list 4 stating that he was working in an SVN repository of his own creation on the earliest versions. For user discussion and non-developement problems there is a mailing-list ath5k-users.

Agh5k under development, the software that ultimately became the ath5k-driver was hosted in various places. Right now we need a lot of developer help with ath5k. The Madwifi team, the Linux Wireless team and others have been developing ath5k-driver since September You do not need this. However, the principal creative work added in ath5k-driver consists of comments regarding the purpose of the various constants.