AR5212 802.11 ABG NIC DRIVER

One final thing, in general. It can be hard to debug, which is why I was hoping you’d try a newer kernel 3. Like Mic sings, “You can’t always get what you want. The result of all this is I have a lot of respect for the company or somebody within for taking action and fixing the problem. Please, create a new thread if you want some help.

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So far, so good. This package supports the following driver models: I’m very impressed with Trisquel and am enjoying learning how to use it. It was a card that was available for the ThinkPad X60s.

Recent donations Lionel Ougier-s Customer ID is 0x00 [ I also briefly tried out an old tutorial that uses all command lines to connect and disconnect, but many of the commands no longer worked apparently. When wicd was installed, and selecting “none” in one of the preferences don’t remember which one, it was at the topa connection was established between the Atheros card and my router and showed in the menu bar, but a web page would not load.

Sometimes bugs are that specific. It’s a miracle anything works at all.

ath5k – Debian Wiki

Hopefully someone may know whether something is simply misconfigured or maybe knows for a fact that there are issues that cannot be addressed at this time given the age of my computer and wifi card. It ang a worthwhile learning experience though.


Could be the dd-wrt software in the router is bad too I guess, I haven’t checked their forum, which is huge, might be info there. Select type of offense: I am not a coder so I can only guess at this.

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

And before that there wasn’t any support at all. I never knew, or never appreciated I guess. Aabg like to know what happens if there are no other devices connected reboot the router for good measure as well and then try with only the laptop using the base station.

When I have some time, I’ll sbg that and report back. I see the USB’s you offer can be purchased with extended support; will probably buy that too after going through this!

Quite a few WiFi bugs on “deauthenticating” also a long link but it should work copy and paste: I am not complaining about this. At mic time, that Atheros card should have worked.

There are all sorts of things attached to the router.

en/users/Drivers/ath5k – Linux Wireless

Thanks, I hadn’t thought of that! The card did not look “new”, but neither did it look beat up or damaged in any way. Your message has been reported and will be reviewed by our staff. Wireless connections aren’t always simple and they can break due to upgrades. Advertisements or commercial links.


Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5212 802.11abg NIC

The thing with Atheros is if you go back far enough they were no better than broadcom broadcom’s a headache, although there is one wbg that has support, but I was told by the developer its usage is ill-advised, but there are people here who use at and think its fine. Am starting over so to speak.

This was just a belief I had that doesn’t seem to be true, and was unrealistic. Enter the e-mail address of the recipient Add your own personal message: Lenovo ThinkPad X60s [17aa: Thanks for your help.

It might be interesting to know, but it likely would never allow me to use that card here or elsewhere since few WiFi’s are ever that empty. Chris you may well have it correct that the chipset itself aabg issues, perhaps worsened by various software changes over the years that re-broke some earlier fixes.