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The buggy drivers really need to be fixed, because these fine cards are getting the flak. Sat Aug 31, 9: Checking Emails and Skype were both working most of the time with the original TP-Link drivers, but surfing the web and in particular starting any download would freeze the system completely. Sun Sep 01, 5: I also had a similar confusion regarding what wifi chipset I have based on the results of dmesg vs. Posted October 1, Posted September 30,

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I’ve updated to the newest kernel: By doing some silly experiments, I was able to get it to work, a little.

After applying the V4 driver you referenced in your post, the wireless adapter came to life and connected with Excellent signal strength. You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. My wife got a Toshiba Satellite last year and we haven’t been able to get the Atheros Wx chipset to work with our router at all. Join the community here.


Rebooting doesn’t provide me with an new dhcp address. Tomas Cassidy tomas-cassidy on Already have an account?

The driver you provided a charm. I joined techspot just to save others a lot of work. Sat Aug 31, 8: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Atheros AR netwirk found lspci -nn grep Atheros See full activity log. Anyway – Yesterday, when taking a fresh look at the issue, I somehow found myself directed to an AirLink Technical Support Page for a possible solution.

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The system locked up after just a few short minutes. Problem solved It’s worth mentioning that the Atheros cards work beautifully when a good driver’s found.

They did not support the damned card.

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Im not to savvy with computer terms but I manage pretty well. Atheros Chipset Search In. I dunno why but all the other Atheros drivers simply didn’t work right for me. Thank you, Luvr for taking the time to write netwotk your findings.


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Unsupported series, setting status to “Won’t Fix”. I hope other folks that are saddled with the functionless Atheros and the drivers that come with them will read your post and get them working.

My NIC also consistently has an “excellent” connection status. Andreas Moog ampelbein on Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Changed in linux Ubuntu: Get rid of that, and you might make some progress. Thanks for this posting so much. BB code is On. You must log in or sign up netwoork reply here.