Network and Wireless Cards


I’ve been installing linux as a newbie on 4 computers. I read in many places that there is an issue with this card with most Linux kernels. Udhcpc simply keeps sending discovers with no luck. December 19th, 8. August 25th, 7.

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Maybe I will just have to compile the driver for this box — just that compiling stuff is really not my cup of tea. It maybe a hardware issue.

Sometimes Linux doesn’t automatically get the wireless cards going right away. July 6th, 2.

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

Results 1 to 10 of Now I have never seen wmaster0 anywhere else except with this laptop. The router is configured for WPA2-Personal. Selected interface ‘wlan0’ Typically after the above, atleast with my other laptops that use wl, in a few seconds udhcpc will procure an ip address.


July 6th, 1. Not sure if this is helpful, but thought I would mention it.

January 10th, Here are some outputs for you: When copying the code, apt said it could not find athrros “atheros firmware” Finally I solved the problem by finding a manual for the old Toshiba, which revealed a hardware switch! My Dell laptop has a Atheros chipset wireless card.

There appears to be a solution http: Device or resource busy. Well that streak of luck has ended. However, with this laptop that never happens.

Thanks for any insights you can provide.

Join Date Dec Beans This is the output of network. I’m quite sure it is loading, I remember checking with lsmod to see if ath5k is present.

Turns out the wireless radio was off: I’ve been using it for awhile with a wired connection. July 6th, 6. Thank you for your help and amazing insights.

Join Date Nov Beans 2. I seek answers on the forums and then they work — even though I don’t usually fully comprehend what athreos I am putting in. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. One other thing that’s a bit unusual.


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July 6th, 4. Join Date Aug Beans 4. I simply cannot get this wireless card working. It looks like you’re new here.