Join Date Dec Posts And yes, the device number shown for phy0 changes from 4 to 1 after working, it is not a typing error. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. More information is better than no information. Hi Seth, thanks for looking at this. I can tell you right now that you dont need new drivers.
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In any case, the generic backports for meerkat aren’t working. There were references to using madwifi drivers in previous versions of oS but apparently those drivers haven’t been updated for a long time so probably won’t help.
Painfully slow wireless throughput on Atheros AR card. Im personally suprised this bug in atheros is still around – how long has it been known???
Restarted the machine twice, every time after login WIFI was connecting to the router. I will attach some log files just in case you need them, atherks I think that it may not be any wireless card problem but the laptop itself as ubuntu says that the ralink dongle is disabled by hardware switch, which isn’t possible Thanks guys.
The laptop has been tested with a live DVD of Sabayon linux with kernel 2. I can connect fine to an unsecured network but can’t connect to a secured network. Join Date Dec Beans 1. I’ve also tried on my Acer Aspire One netbook, which also has the AR chipset – no joy with this at all – couldn’t even see any wireless networks.
I’m not using wicd at the moment so I’ve uninstalled it. I can see all the wireless networks in my area and the signal strength is good but it keeps asking me again and again for my passkey even though I af5001 definitely entering it correctly. Also when I boot my wifi will come up authenticate and then a few seconds later disconnect and reconnect. I keep returning to the problem every few months to have another crack at it and to see if any updates have helped the problem but there’s still no joy.
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So I pressed the physical wifi button on my laptop which I never use, because I’ve always perceived it as not working in Ubuntuas an attempt to turn off wr5001 wifi card temporarily, until I was actually away from my wired connection at home. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I’m just about stumped Solvusoft’s close relationship with Microsoft as a Gold Certified Partner enables us to provide best-in-class software solutions that are optimized for performance on Windows operating systems.
Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Can you give the output of ‘rfkill list’ when you get the situation with the USB adapter? Hello Seth, I will try this a bit later on when I am at home and can connect it to the internet via wire: You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications.
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Atheros AR wireless card “wireless is disabled by hardware switch” See full activity log. I’d assume you’ve tried this, but since you didn’t mention it specifically — pressing the wifi button doesn’t unblock your wireless?
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atherks I’m thinking this may be related to NetworkManager, and will work through https: Exactly why that is happening is unclear at this point. I have tried several things that I found in forums with no success i.
Atheros AR wireless card “wireless is disabled by hardware switch”. Half the time it couldn’t even see any networks at all and, even when it can, it refuses to connect to anything – even unsecured networks – so I’ve gone back to using Network Manager. And yes, atherps device number shown for phy0 changes from 4 to 1 after working, it is not a typing error.