This module works now in the Linux kernel 2. I’ve recently bought a Toshiba Satellite C As I write this, I am sitting next to my access point using a wireless connection. My Maverick netbook has an atheros AR wireless, which supports However, on a HE using the 2. Karmic modules loaded Edit 4. Sections of this thread are quoted below.

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I may have pressed the wireless button while troubleshooting and agh5k off wireless without knowing it. The time now is I am doing a fresh install today for another reason, but I would like to get madwifi working.

Just toggle off and on again and it will.

Built-in drivers/modules, tested only on Intrepid

I’ve tried to install sudo apt-get install linux Please also test the mainline kernel build at the following link, which has a number of bug fixes ath5 ath5k:. I’ve bin investigating the issue since the Jaunty alphas, as the open ath5k has been reported working with a lot of hardware lately.

If that one is still bad I’d suggest trying the following mainline builds: So while fiddling around, I may have installed the right driver but not known it. Other sufferers with a dead ARX would do well to follow the instructions at madwifi. On wicd it’s the first option when you bllacklist into Preferences.


This bug affects 5 people. It came with Windows 7 preinstalled.

Wireless Atheros AR PCMCIA card problem,ath5k,madwifi.

Wired connections work fine however. Try this before the other kernels and post your results. This is a critical regression from Ubuntu In case you were blacjlist, the rest of the computers in the house work fine with the wireless.

Petr Sigut 6 2. Liam Dawson 1 4 We will only look at this issue for those using the ath5k driver. I also noticed problems transfering large files over SSH on my local network using ath5k. Given that there’s been no feedback in some time, I’m going to assume the fix worked. Unfortunately, my observed behaviour is not so positive.

Previously I was using madwifi before installing 9. blaclist

Questions tagged [ath5k]

As this could be a bit of blacklizt show stopper for people to move to Ubuntu. Leann Ogasawara leannogasawara wrote on Does not work with proposed kernels in natty.

Thanks for all the hard work you developers are putting into making Ubuntu blacklis Thanks in advance for all your cooperation and help. Vista drivers most often don’t work.


If madwifi doesn’t work you can try it with the windows driver using ndiswrapper. Use Windows XP or lowernot the Vista drivers. Marking as a duplicate of bug I’ve never had a notebook before, but as a desktop user, I was a Ubuntu user since 2 years, and I’ve never had a My issue is it drops and reconnects when downloading large files, and the speed isnt as fast as it was with the madwifi bblacklist.

The upstream bug report this bug is linked to is against ath9k, and if this issue is against ath5k then the upsteam bug link is incorrect.

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